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US Muslims Mark Start of Ramadani
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July 10, 2013 11:35 PM
Ramadan, a month of fasting, prayer and spiritual reflection for millions of Muslims around the world began in the U.S. on July 9. Muslim-Americans gathered together in homes, mosques and Islamic centers across the country to observe their holy month with centuries-old traditions. VOA’s Julie Taboh attended a Washington area mosque to capture the start of Ramadan in America and has this report.

US Muslims Mark Start of Ramadan

Published July 10, 2013

Ramadan, a month of fasting, prayer and spiritual reflection for millions of Muslims around the world began in the U.S. on July 9. Muslim-Americans gathered together in homes, mosques and Islamic centers across the country to observe their holy month with centuries-old traditions. VOA’s Julie Taboh attended a Washington area mosque to capture the start of Ramadan in America and has this report.


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