Moroccans break Ramadan fast on beach with song, dance, food

Religion News Service | 6/13/2018 | Staff
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RABAT, Morocco (AP) — In Morocco’s capital, the beach is a favorite place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Waves lap in a steady rhythm, marking time, as hundreds of Moroccans wait for sunset to break their day-long fast.

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Stocked with food and drinks, families and friends swarm to the beach to enjoy the Atlantic breeze and, when the fasting is declared over, share in the iftar meal.

Her face drawn from hours without food or water, Rabat resident Nadia Benani said she came with family and friends because staying at home can become tiring.

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“This beach takes me down memory lane to my childhood,” she said.

Some beachgoers dance...
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