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Muslims Fast While Feeding Families in Needi
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July 26, 2013 9:46 PM
Muslims who observe the holy month of Ramadan refrain from eating or drinking from dawn to dusk for one month. Many also take the time to volunteer because one of the five pillars of Islam is Zakat, charitable giving. VOA's Julie Taboh reports for VOA.

Muslims Fast While Feeding Families in Need

Published July 26, 2013

Muslims who observe the holy month of Ramadan refrain from eating or drinking from dawn to dusk for one month. Many also take the time to volunteer because one of the five pillars of Islam is Zakat, charitable giving. VOA's Julie Taboh reports for VOA.


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