Arslan Arshad of Gulfport talks to Sun Herald photojournalist John Fitzhugh after Friday prayers at the Islamic Center of Gulfport on Feb. 10, 2017.
Arslan Arshad of Gulfport talks to Sun Herald photojournalist John Fitzhugh after Friday prayers at the Islamic Center of Gulfport on Feb. 10, 2017. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Arslan Arshad of Gulfport talks to Sun Herald photojournalist John Fitzhugh after Friday prayers at the Islamic Center of Gulfport on Feb. 10, 2017. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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