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Representatives from the Islamic Circle of North America brought 600 backpacks filled with school supplies to Matamoras on Monday to give them to students who will soon return to school.

ICNA came to Matamoras at the request of Zafar Chaudhary and Abdul Rauf, business partners who own four Smoker's Paradise cigarette shops on Pennsylvania Avenue.

"We want to give back to the community because we have businesses here," Chaudhary said.


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