“I was 13 and Wearing a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” Published at Everyday Feminism

buy gabapentin for cats My personal essay has been republished by Everyday Feminism under the title,I was 13 and Wearing a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” on Friday, January 29, 2016! 

My essay was originally published by The Manifest-Station under the title,At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me“.

http://edacco.org/18334-dtf58839-rencontre-ephemere-je-contacte.html This was the first time that I was approached for permission to republish an article of mine, which felt pretty awesome.

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Excerpt: 

At thirteen-years-old, I was a nerd. At thirteen, I was also beginning to struggle with my identity. I didn’t expect that my choice of dress would define my identity, just as I don’t think that Ahmed Mohamed expected his identity to be the topic of a trending hashtag.

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