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Daylong fasts teach self-control, forgiveness

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER
    Abdulwahab Ewaz, Basma Alarbi and their son, Mohamed Ewaz, 4, and daughter, Yomna Ewaz, 18 months, are observing Ramadan, a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. Children are introduced to the ritual gradually, fasting only for short periods.
  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER
    Ewaz performs evening prayers with his son and daughter.

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