Aisha Saeed

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Once Upon An Eid


Eid. The short, single-syllable word conjures up a variety of feelings and memories for Muslims. Maybe it’s waking up to the sound of frying samosas and the comfort of bean pie. Maybe it’s the thrill of putting on a new outfit for Eid prayers. Or maybe it’s the gift-giving and holiday parties to com that day.

Whatever it may be, for those who cherish this day of celebration, the feelings may be summed up by another short and sweet word: joy