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Our Host Family

Here is a picture of the entire Didi family in the midst of the sheep-slaughtering rituals of Eid al-Adha.  Here is Mamma Hakima, her husband Hamid, their sons Simon, Medhi, and Simohammed and their families, Mina, who cooks for the … Continue reading

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Act of Faith

The sacrifice itself is over quickly: a few words are spoken, white powder is tossed over the animal’s mouth, and the blade is sharpened in the background.

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