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Tamanna Azim remembers the night she did a henna tattoo on her hand and then went to bed. The Troy resident usually wraps her tattoos in plastic, but that night she didn't.

"When I woke up, my head was resting on my hand, I ended up with the henna pattern on my face," she said.

It was a personal experience Azim and her friend Maisha Rahman shared with patrons of the William P. Faust Public Library during the recent Henna and Hijab program. The presentation is one of four the library is hosting as part of its Muslim Journeys program which looks at the the Muslim culture.


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