Wearing slacks and a polo shirt, Mohammad Sheikh carves a maroon chunk of meat from a thick cow leg lying on the table. He is a butcher and owner of Halal Meat, a Stockton market that sells everything from curry-in-a-box to Pakistani movies.
A customer walks in with his young son resting on his shoulders. Speaking in Urdu, he orders six pounds of ground beef from behind a glass counter. Outside, shoppers and neighboring vendors talk about their weekend plans, favorite foods and offer sodas to those who stop to talk.
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