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Somali Independence Day

A group of women from the Somalia Women's Group Connection Center in Willmar, including Osob Abdisamad, from left, Lul Yusuf, Fadumo Abdalla and Hodan Hussein, visit with each other Thursday afternoon during the observation of Somali Independence Day. The Somali Independence Day has been observed on July 1 since 1960. It is a day of family celebration with food, music and dance. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)