Lifestyle & Belief

Koran By Heart

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Koran by Heart (Courtesy of HBO Documentaries)

Young Muslims from around the world regularly participate in competitions where they have to recite passages from the 600-page Koran. Film maker Greg Barker speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins about his upcoming HBO documentary featuring the world's oldest Koran-reciting contest in Cairo, and the young phenoms who wow the judges.

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