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20-year-old refugee breaks boundaries as model and UNICEF ambassador

After her family was granted refugee status in the U.S. when she was seven, Halima Aden has become the first model to grace major magazine covers and international runways wearing a hijab. Now, she’s been named as a UNICEF ambassador.

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