Throwing Candy

October 6, 2008

Religion from on high

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Joel Osteen gives a sermon, Oct. 5, 2008 at Lakewood Church in Houston. It is the largest megachurch in the United States with more than 40,000 weekly attendees during its services.

The non-competitive run portion of the Susan G. Komen Houston Race for the Cure begins near downtown, Oct. 4, 2008 in Houston. 30,000 participants used Allen Parkway to show their support for the fight against breast cancer.


October 5, 2008


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The Tor Watch, a school spirit group at Ball High School in Galveston, performs during a pep rally Oct. 3, 2008 at Spoor Field.

Many of the Galveston ISD schools will be ready to go by next Tuesday, including Ball High School. But many students and staff won’t have to wait until then to see each other.

The district has been busy with cleanup since the storm, and staff will be back at the reopening schools today. Ball High School students will have the chance to meet this morning for a pep rally for all teams at 10am at Spoor Field. Oct. 3, 2008

Ball High School freshman Elworth Wilcox looks to the crowd during the pep rally.

The Tornettes, the Galveston High School dance team, perform.

Brent Farmer, Andy Patina, Tim Copado and Lee Mencacci, all members of the Tor Watch, a school spirit group, help deflate a giant inflatable football helmet after the pep rally.

October 3, 2008

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Muslims pray during Eid Ul Fitr at Reliant Center in Houston. Eid is one of the major holidays for Muslims worldwide and signals the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

7,000 to 8,000 people attended the event.

Yousef Shareef, 3, stands between his father Ahmad Shareef, Jr. and grandfather Ahmad, Sr. during Eid Ul Fitr at Reliant Center in Houston.

Mohammad Tayyab and Aziz Benamar embrace following the annual Eid Ul Fitr prayer at Reliant Center in Houston.

Cleveland Turner sits on the stump of the tree that destroyed part of his yard art Oct. 2, 2008 in Houston.

Hurricane Ike damaged the house of  African yard artist Cleveland Turner, aka The Flower Man.  The orange show foundation is calling for a Saturday work day to make repairs.

Cleveland Turner holds part of the ceiling inside his home that collapsed from the effects of Hurricane Ike.

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