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[5] Family Tradition

Double Duty

It’s where you don’t really show anything. Where you are really respecting your religion and not being vulnerable.

While I was visiting Caniff Gift & Variety, I noticed a younger customer with her mother. Most young Muslim girls wear a traditional scarf which covers the head and neck called a hijab, but she told me that recently she decided to fully cover by wearing a garment called an abaya.

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The Dress Show

Hamtramck’s Bangladeshi community through the lens of its cultural dress shop owners. Featuring photography by Kenny Karpov and stories by Courtney Hurtt.

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