Miss Minnesota Contestant Wears Muslim Headpiece, Burkini

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A -19-year-old Somali-American beauty queen became the first woman to wear a burkini and hijab during the Miss Minnesota pageant over the weekend. Halima Aden wore the burkini during the swimsuit portion of the event and the traditional Muslim headpiece during the entire competition.

Aden, a student at St. Cloud State University, was born in a…