Fashion model and former refugee Halima Aden, who is breaking boundaries as the first hijab-wearing model to grace magazine covers and walk in high-profile catwalk shows. Photo: Reuters

From refugee camp to runway, hijab-wearing US model breaks barriers and helps the headscarf go mainstream

Halima Aden has had a whirlwind year since coming to prominence as a beauty pageant contestant, but she’s taking it in her stride

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Fashion model and former refugee Halima Aden, who is breaking boundaries as the first hijab-wearing model to grace magazine covers and walk in high-profile catwalk shows. Photo: Reuters
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