November 26th, 2009
04:30 PM ET

Festival of Sacrifice

This year, the American Thanksgiving holiday falls on the same evening as the Muslim Eid-ul-Adha. The festive occassion celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son for his God. In Kabul, a man visits the market in preparation for the days of prayers, visits with family and friends and meals with special dishes, including the traditional slaughter of a sheep or goat.

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