Eid teaches us to carry the baton of hope during the tough time of coronavirus pandemic. WAM
Once again, Eid festivities are being held in the shadow of the coronavirus, though the essence of the occasion – spreading hope and cheerfulness – remains. However, residents should keep certain things in mind, given the unusual nature of the timing of the event.
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“They were just so determined to make this happen, no matter what,” explained a staffer as I bowled past security, catching sight of the first festival stages I’ve seen in nearly two years. Near the main stage was a pretty lake and on some hay bales, cocktail makers
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