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Jun 6, 2016

Practicing Islam in Catholic Cuba


Most of the images we see out of Cuba are similar -- classic cars here, vibrantly colored buildings there. But Joan Alvado shows us something different. His photo series, "Cuban Muslims," focuses on the lives of those who have converted to Islam.

"When I learned there was Islam and a Muslim community, I really liked it because I never heard of it," Alvado said. "It was breaking all the preconceived ideas that we have about Cuban society."

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