Halima Aden wowed the crowd at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant while wearing her hijab and burkini during the contest. Read more…
LONDON — A Somali-American teen has made history after she wore a burkini and a hijab when participating in the semifinal of the Miss Minnesota USA pageant
Halima Aden was met with rapturous applause when she stepped out on stage in a burkini during the swimsuit segment of the contest.
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The 19-year-old St Cloud college student was born in a refugee camp in Kenya, which borders Somalia, and moved Minnesota as a young child.