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City students wear hijabs as part of cultural event
by Brett Davidsen
Students at a Rochester city school were invited to wear a hijab Friday. A hijab is a religious garment connected with Muslim faith.
We first told you about it on Thursday and heard from some parents concerned about the religious aspect of the event.
It was promoted as a cultural awareness event -- not a religious event. As part of World Hijab Day, students and faculty at World of Inquiry School were invited to try on one of the scarves worn by some women of Muslim faith.
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