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WAVE Country Muslims gather for major Islamic religious celebration

Updated: Sep. 1, 2017 at 5:22 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Hundreds of Muslims from the Louisville area gathered at the Kentucky Exposition Center for the Eid al-Adha prayer.

Eid al-Adha, which means Feast of the Sacrifice, is one of the two most important Islamic festivals celebrated annually.

The multi-day festival commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son to God.

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