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An interfaith women's group is helping communities realize that humanity comes before religious affiliation  

Women aim to build harmony in anti-Muslim Myanmar
An interfaith women's group prepares food to feed needy children in a Buddhist monastery near the Irrawaddy riverside in Mandalay on Dec. 20, 2015. (ucanews.com photo)
John Zaw, Mandalay
Myanmar

February 24, 2017

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Tin Tin Aye, a Muslim housewife, grew up in a mixed neighborhood of Buddhists, Christians and Hindus in Myanmar and she often visited churches and Hindu temples with her childhood friends.

Near her parents' home, a mosque, Buddhist pagoda, Catholic church and Hindu temple are situated side by side in downtown Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar.

"I forget about religion when interacting with Buddhists, Christians and Hindus and I see them as my friends," Tin Tin Aye, who works as a tourist guide, told ucanews.com.

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