Muslim model Halima Aden on faith and facing opposition

"A charismatic, confident speaker, Aden is full of self-deprecating stories about her first major runway experience; how at only 5ft 5in, a good five inches smaller than most other models and a great deal shorter of leg, she practically had to run to keep up; how she had to have low-level heels designed for her so that she didn’t fall over, and how the compulsory dead-ahead catwalk glare was an impossible challenge for someone with her light-up disposition. When telling a story doesn’t quite illustrate her point, she leaps out of her seat to act it all out."

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Kathryn SwintHalima Aden