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Hyder Huzri, 2, waits as his father and others pray during an evening prayer on the first day of Ramadan at the Islamic Center of Greater Miami on August 1, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Hyder Huzri, 2, waits as his father and others pray during an evening prayer on the first day of Ramadan at the Islamic Center of Greater Miami on August 1, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Muslims are in the holy month of Ramadan. Around the world, they’re observing it by praying, performing acts of charity, and especially by fasting between dawn and sundown.

But observing Ramadan can be a challenge in the summer, especially in hot climates, because fasting applies to beverages as well as food. Sarah Ventre from Here & Now contributor KJZZ in Phoenix reports on Muslims observing Ramadan in the Arizona desert.

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Sarah Ventre , KJZZ reporter. She tweets @Sarazonah

This segment aired on June 28, 2016.

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