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Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue To Feature First Hijab-Wearing Model

Maria Perez
May 2, 2019 - 5:00
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue To Feature First Hijab-Wearing Model

A Somali American woman has become the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue. The magazine announced on Monday that Halima Aden, 21, will be one of the models featured in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue on May 8. The Muslim model was born in Kenya at the Kakuma Refugee Camp and moved to the United States at age 7....

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