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The Fear of God and the Love of Meat

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The story of Muslims on Chicago's Devon Avenue can be told through meat.

Since the 1970s, South Asians have come to this immigrant neighborhood on Chicago's North side.

And they've opened butcher shops that meet Islamic dietary laws—called halal.

Over time, South Asian immigrants have adapted their traditions to their new home.

In an effort to learn more about these traditions and why they occur, Northwestern University's radio documentary class produced this story, “The Fear of God and the Love of Meat.”

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