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Issue 103

Asalaaam wa Aleikum & Ramadan Kareem 

I Like the View: Reflections from My First Ramadan

By Frank Slauson

My apprehension increased as my first Ramadan grew closer. It had taken me months to integrate myself into the local Muslim community in New York. I had begun making Muslim friends and had started to study the religion of Islam more seriously. Even my non-Muslim friends, the few that stuck with me through my transformation, were more comfortable with who I had become. Now, I would be spending the holy month of Ramadan in Buffalo where I didn