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Local Muslims celebrate first day of Ramadan

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Posted at 8:50 PM, May 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 01:28:42-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Today was the first day of fasting for Muslims around the world.

Their holy month of Ramadan began yesterday evening.

More than a billion Muslims spend the month fasting, praying , and spending time with family.

Here in Tucson, local Muslims gathered to break their first fast of the month, together.

Ramadan ends the first week of June with a celebration called Eid Al-Fitr.