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Shameem, Kaleel, Thasneem and Sabrina Ahmed set the table and get ready to break their fast on a typical Ramadan day. Bulletin photo by Riham Feshir

Local Muslim community observes holy month of Ramadan

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The holy month of Ramadan could not have come at a more appropriate time this year.

With thousands of children dying from hunger in Somalia, the Muslim community in Woodbury is feeling the crisis a bit more this time.

Ramadan is a month-long holiday that requires Muslims to fast during the daylight hours.

It is a lunar month that falls during different times of the solar year, which explains the reason for it being in the fall one year and summer a few years later.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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