Muslim children pray at a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan in Manila on Sunday. Muslims entered the fasting and feasting month of Ramadan on Saturday.
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August 25, 2009 Muslims around the world are observing Ramadan and are fasting from sunrise to sunset to mark the Islamic holiday. But there is debate over whether children should join adults in fasting. A panel of Muslim parents debates the issue.
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