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Muslim mom Veronica Aziz hopes to make Eid al-Fitr a school holiday

Lodian says students should have religious observances off

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A Lodi mom is starting a petition to add Eid al-Fitr to California’s list of holidays that would automatically excuse a child from school. The 24-hour Muslim holiday falls after 30 days of fasting during daylight to observe Ramadan each year, and this year will fall on Aug. 7 and 8 — in the first week of the 2013-14 school year.

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