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Before I Croak

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Before I Croak

Here’s my story. I have three top things I want to do before I croak. They are: wear hijab, speak Arabic fluently, and memorize the Qur’an. Last weekend, one of these things got done. My goal was to wear it after college, but when that seemed to far away, the goal was after high school, and then finally, I told myself, on the day of my graduation. Well, then I started to think. Everyone knows I am a Muslim and a proud one, so really, why wasn’t I willing to wear my hijab while I was in high school?

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