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Islamophobia reaches O.C.

21 September 2010 Yahoo News No Comment Email This Post Email This Post

Anwar Hijaz, a 22-year-old Irvine resident, was recently harassed by a stranger who made derogatory remarks about her Muslim identity.

As a Muslim living in America, Anwar Hijaz has come to expect certain reactions – stares and “Aren’t you hot in that?” commentary – to her hijab, a scarflike head covering that she began wearing in 10th grade.

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