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He's ridden a bike. Gotten a medal. Flown a kite. Learned the alphabet. And gone to the hospital.

But in his 75 years, there is one thing Curious George has only now discovered: Ramadan.

George's famous curiosity — which has taken him to Christmas, Hannuka and Easter celebrations since the series was started in 1941 — has now brought him to the Muslim holy month.

At a recent book signing at the Diyanet Center of America in Lanham, Maryland, Muslim children like 8-year-old Amina are overjoyed to have a popular character like George representing them.


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