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  • Teens, fasting and fainting

    By Louis Keene

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The minutes of Yom Kippur are ticking off the clock. Your knees are weak from standing for all of the Neilah service and your stomach begins to growl -- you've been fasting all day and your body wants food, needs food. You tell yourself, "I can go without food another hour. I always...