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News - September 2, 2011

Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

Ramadan month of fasting ends with festival of Eid

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

The mood was festive Tuesday morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda County Fairgrounds to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which ends the fasting month of Ramadan. Over the loudspeaker, Arabic chanting proclaimed, "God is great."

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