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Teen Imam Leads Ramadan Prayers

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Teen Imam Leads Ramadan Prayers

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Teen Imam Leads Ramadan Prayers

Teen Imam Leads Ramadan Prayers

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Aman Chhipa at home. Nasir Chhipa hide caption

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Nasir Chhipa

Two teenagers stepped in to lead Ramadan services this month when the Islamic Community Center of Northern Virginia could not find a cleric.

Aman Chhipa, a 13-year-old whose memorization of the Quran qualified him for the job, speaks with Alex Chadwick.