Ramadan begins; some children join parents in daily fasting

Monday, August 1, 2011 | 6:13 p.m. CDT; updated 11:28 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 2, 2011

COLUMBIA — When Columbia Muslims woke up about 4 a.m. Monday to eat an early breakfast, they knew there would be no food or drink for them until sundown 16 hours later.