This Is How Minnesota Muslim Students Handle Ramadan Fasting

MINNESOTA – Minnesota Muslim students are fasting, studying, praying and giving charity as they observe the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It started in North America on Wednesday, May 16.

This CBS Local report shows how do Minnesota classrooms handle students who fast during the holiday?

In Ramadan, adult Muslims, save the sick and those traveling, abstain from food, drink, smoking and sex between dawn and sunset.

Muslims dedicate their time during the holy month to become closer to Allah through prayer, self-restraint, and good deeds.