December 12, 2015 4:12 pm -


Because she’s Muslim, of course.

The girl’s father, Abdirazik Aden, said that his daughter was going to class when a teacher asked her hat was inside her book bag. The girl told the teacher that she had books in the bag, but the teacher continued to question her — asking if there was a bomb inside.

“My daughter wanted to know why she was asking her that,” Aden said. The father said he had a simple, powerful message for his daughter after the shocking incident.

“You know who you are, you’re not a terrorist,” he told his daughter. “Other people’s judgments don’t matter.”



D.B. Hirsch
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