Sports Illustrated Includes First Model EVER To Wear A Hijab!

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition just made HISTORY by including a model wearing a hijab and burkini for the shoot!

Halima Aden, 21-year-old former Miss Minnesota USA, is making her mark on the highly anticipated annul issue this year as she will be the first model in history to wear a hijab and burkini for the shoot!

In addition to her significant outfits, Halima also had the shoot in a very special place.. KENYA! She was actually born in Kenya into a refugee camp and there until she was 7 years old!

Halima to Sports Illustrated

"I keep thinking [back] to six-year-old me who, in this same country, was in a refugee camp, so to grow up to live the American dream [and] to come back to Kenya and shoot for SI in the most beautiful parts of Kenya—I don't think that's a story that anybody could make up."

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