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Unintended Bravery

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Unintended Bravery

I just graduated from grade eight. I guess what you wear to graduation day is very important because that’s all the girls in my class could talk about. I didn’t really find it such a big deal – I guess graduating’s a big thing, but they seemed more excited about the clothes and the hair. I was the only Muslim girl in my class (also the only girl who wore hijab), so lots of girls had no clue what I would wear. And in the frenzy of talking about hair and clothes they would accidentally ask me what I was doing with my hair. I would sort of just say, “Remember… hijab?”

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