As members of the local Muslim community, Summer Hamad and her daughter Marjan Hamad were personally affected by the murder of three young Muslim-Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Feb. 10th, 2015. After the shootings, they both decided to begin wearing the hijab.
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