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When I first held my newborn daughter in my arms, I felt a seismic shift in my priorities.
Although I was a practising Muslim who prayed daily, fasted for Ramadan and ate only halal, I didn’t wear the hijab and I hadn’t seriously considered it until then. With my daughter, I realized that as a Canadian citizen, she might not be as exposed to her culture or heritage if she didn’t see it
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