Muslim woman washes feet as she performs wudu

December 5, 2011 | 10:03 a.m. CST
Jessica Fay washes her feet as she performs wudu in the downtown mosque, the Islamic Center of Central Missouri on Oct. 26. Fay sometimes misses the exact time a prayer must be done during the day because of her busy schedule, so she will go downtown to pray in between work and class. One must cleanse by cleaning the hands, face and neck, or perform wudu, before formal prayers, so Fay cannot just pray during work.

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