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High Country Muslims mark Muhammad’s birthday

Eric DrummondSummit County CorrespondentVail, CO Colorado
Eric Drummond/Summit DailyMamadou y Ba prays at the Silverthorne Pavilion in the early morning hours of Thursday during the celebration of Mohammad's birthday
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SILVERTHORNE, Colorado More than 75 Muslims from around Colorado gathered in the Silverthorne Pavilion early Thursday morning chanting and singing during a celebration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s birthday. Mawlid is the term used to refer to the observance of the Islamic prophet Muhammad’s birthday which occurs in Rabi’-al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic Calendar.


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