#Iwastheonly girl in my school who wore a headscarf

BY newsdesk  September 11, 2013 at 4:23 PM EST

NPR’s CodeSwitch, a blog that examines race, ethnicity and culture, used Twitter to crowdsource stories of being the odd person out.

T.C. Williams High School, a Student Reporting Labs site in Virginia, interviewed the NewsHour’s own, Noreen Nasir.

Nasir was the only girl in her middle school and high school to wear a traditional head scarf.