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Measho Eyob of Holland, left, holds his son Adam, 2, while he and Hany Eskarous, center, along with Tayseer Morcos grill together.

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Lydia Kamel, 7, left, has henna applied to her hand by Angie Jacob of Perrysburg.

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A painting of the Holy family done on papyrus hangs for sale.

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Nabieh Mikhail of Bowling Green mans the arts table.

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Saron Demtsu, 11, left, and her brother Thomas, 10, center, eat cotton candy as Thomas Lapeep, 10, right, makes some for himself.

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Hesham Youssef, center left, and Nabil Ebraheim, center right, laugh together as they make cotton candy.

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Lydia Kamel, 7, left, has henna applied to her hand by Angie Jacob of Perrysburg.

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EgyptianFest Measho Eyob, of Holland, and his son Adam, 2, grab a meal from Lina Khachouf, of Maumee, during the third annual Egyptian Festival at St. George's Coptic Orthodox Church in Monclova. The three-day-long festival featured an Egyptian arts sale, petting zoo, a bounce house and traditional Egyptian food. THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH

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Maumee residents Audra Fisher, left, and Ian Dawson share a plate of traditional Egyptian food.

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Dragon, a 10 year-old female Maltese, keeps an eye on her owner's plate.

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Ian Dawson of Maumee, right, picks up his meal.

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Hesham Youssef, left, and Mira Guirgis, right, talk with Father John Ragheb. "We're a part of the community," Father Ragheb said. "We want to open our doors to everyone."

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