Wayne Law student organization hosts Muslim model Halima Aden

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The Muslim Law Students Association at Wayne Law hosted “From Refugee Camp to Runway,” an event featuring the fashion industry’s breakthrough model Halima Aden, Friday, Jan. 26 at Wayne State University. The event was moderated by third-year student Husnah Khan, president of the Muslim Law Students Association. Also speaking was Wayne Law Dean Richard A. Bierschbach. Aden, a Somali-American refugee, is the 20-year-old model who took the fashion world by storm when she became the first contestant to compete in her Miss USA state pageant in a hijab and burkini. From left, Bierschbach, Khan and Aden pose before the event.

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Richard A. Bierschbach, Husnah Khan and Halima Aden

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