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    Posted: 26 June 2017 at 4:58am
20,000 Muslims gather at Eid prayer celebration in Anaheim

ANAHEIM A parade of diversity that is Islam in Southern California was on full display at Angel Stadium on Sunday for the annual Eid prayer celebration.

Signaling the end of Ramadan, a period of fasting and reflection, Eid-a-fitr is a festive, worldwide celebration in Islam. In Orange County, a crowd of about 20,000 filled the stadiumís field and spilled into the stands for Southern Californiaís largest Eid prayer service. Several regular attendees said this yearís gathering was the biggest crowd they had seen.

The field was filled with a symphony of languages and cultures from the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the United States. Attendees were of all ages. The garb and style covered a swath of colors and East-meets-West combinations, such as the man wearing neon colored sunglasses and tennis shoes with his kufti hat ...


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