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Teen makes history wearing burkini in Miss Minnesota pageant

Mashable Monday, 28 November 2016 ()
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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News video: Muslim Teen Becomes First to Wear a Hijab and Burkini in Miss Minnesota USA Pageant

Muslim Teen Becomes First to Wear a Hijab and Burkini in Miss Minnesota USA Pageant 00:40

Halima Aden didn’t win the Miss Minnesota USA pageant Sunday night, but she made history nonetheless

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