Syrian refugees take part in a mass iftar in Sidon. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Ramadan brings back precious memories of better times for many refugees, and she reminisced about how things used to be in her home town of Qusair, before she was forced to flee.During the holy month of Ramadan people frequently offer donations and charity to those in need, providing Syrian refugees with meals to enjoy for iftar.Nawal Ramadan jokingly quoted one of the most famous Syrian Ramadan series this year, Bab al-Hara, which deals with life in a Damascus neighborhood under the French mandate in the 1930s.Abu Mahmoud fled to Lebanon three years ago with his family.Ramadan in Qusair was different, recalled Abu Mahmoud. Food was given to poor families and orphans took a big part in Ramadan iftars.
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