Why I stopped wearing hijab - Salon.com

I somehow thought it would be a great idea to start wearing hijab during one of North Carolina’s sweltering summers. It was shortly before my fifteenth birthday, and in retrospect I’d blame the timing on a desire to use it as a bargaining chip to maximize my back-to-school shopping gains.I was also itching to reinvent myself, after a disastrous high school debut the previous year.

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