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Fasting children focus on happiness

Ramadan activities inspire kids to love the holy month rather than dread it

By Pat Gee

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 03, 2013

~~<p>Since Ramadan began a few weeks ago, Samah Nasser has been getting Muslim children to associate their holiest month of the year with having fun, not just fasting.</p>
<p>At a mosque in Manoa on Saturdays, about 20 kids between 3 and 12 years old take part in listening to stories related to Islamic traditions, making crafts, singing songs and making simple appetizers for the congregational evening meal, Nasser said.</p>
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Since Ramadan began a few weeks ago, Samah Nasser has been getting Muslim children to associate their holiest month of the year with having fun, not just fasting.

At a mosque in Manoa on Saturdays, about 20 kids between 3 and 12 years old take part in listening to stories related to Islamic traditions, making crafts, singing songs and making simple appetizers for the congregational evening meal, Nasser said. Login for more...



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