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A Little Bit of This and A Little Bit of That: Ramadan Mubarak

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This year, the Holy Month of Ramadan started on June 29. Over 1.5 billion Muslims, despite their sectarian differences, will be united to reinvigorate their faith.In a country where nearly one in four Americans don't want to have a Muslim neighbor and some employers are not eager to recruit them, this poses a problem. Because in July 2014, folks may notice a change in the behavior of their Muslim neighbors and coworkers.  So listen in as Duchess and Jewels share a news articles a cut and dried version of what to expect and what not to suspect.  As did Faheem Younusthe author of the news article "What Americans Should Know About Ramadan", Jewels and Duchess have done some research and they urge you, during this Ramadan, to get to know real Muslims. According to a 2013 Pew poll, which surveyed 38,000 Muslims in 39 countries, fasting is observed by 93% of Muslims worldwide.