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PORTLAND, ME - JUNE 01: High school sophomore Naima Abdulle catches her veil from flying away in the Maine ocean breeze on the East End Beach June 1, 2004 in Portland, Maine. Naima moved to Portland, Maine from Somalia with her family in 2001. As a Muslim female she is expected to uphold many of the customs and traditions of Islam in spite of the many influences from western culture. At the age of 17 she has chosen to get married and continue with her high school studies. (Photo by Amy Toensing). _________________________________

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Behind the Veil: Muslim Girls in America
PORTLAND, ME - JUNE 01: High school sophomore Naima Abdulle catches her veil from flying away in the Maine ocean breeze on the East End Beach June 1, 2004 in Portland, Maine. Naima moved to Portland, Maine from Somalia with her family in 2001. As a Muslim female she is expected to uphold many of the customs and traditions of Islam in spite of the many influences from western culture. At the age of 17 she has chosen to get married and continue with her high school studies. (Photo by Amy Toensing). _________________________________<br />
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For stock or print inquires, please email us at studio@moyer-toensing.com.