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By: Catie Leary on Aug. 12, 2011, 9:15 a.m.
Laborers haul harvested dates at a farm in Sukkur, Pakistan

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Prime Ramadan fast-breaking food

Laborers haul dates harvested at a farm in Sukkur, Pakistan, on Aug. 7 in response to increased demand during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

During Ramadan, it is customary to break a day of fasting with three dates before moving on to the main meal.