Muslims world-wide celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid al-Adha falls within the annual pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates the Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God’s command. The holiday is also marked by the slaughtering of animals to feed the poor, and as an opportunity for second chances.
- Renata Wawszkiewicz, of Bristol, shows her daughter, Olivia, 2, a shell she found on the beach while holding Olivia's little sister, Kamila, 7 months, at Hammonasset Beach State Park Wednesday. The Wawszkiewiczes stopped at the beach to get some fresh air after going to a doctors appointment nearby. "I've been coming here since I was a kid and we camp here every summer," said Wawszkiewicz. "I just love the beach." CLOE POISSONfirstname.lastname@example.org
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- Enfield K-9 Officer Brian Croteau will soon retire his yellow lab Promise (at left) and start training with his new K-9 companion Putnam (at right) in the next few weeks, leaving Promise at home after many years of service. PATRICK RAYCRAFT | email@example.com
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