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Faith leaders from across North Texas are getting together to explore how religious communities can open the door to conversations about mental health.

Christopher Connelly / KERA News

A string of recent incidents, from bomb threats at Jewish community centers to armed protests in front of mosques to shootings of unarmed black men, has gotten a group of faith leaders in North Texas to take action.

They're working to start conversations and build understanding between different faiths across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Lyndsay Knecht / KERA News

Millions of Muslims around the world today are celebrating Eid, after abstaining from eating or drinking during daylight hours for the 30 days of Ramadan. One Plano family welcomed Rachel Magruder, a Christian who’s new to the ritual, to the fast and the feast this year. Her best friend, Mariam El-Rayes, was surprised – and pleased – that it was Rachel’s idea.