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The Light in Her Eyes: Hijab - A Symbol and an Identity

Clip: Season 25 Episode 5 | 3m 40s

Houda al-Habash explains the reasons and significance of wearing the hijab to her students, even though she doesn't require it of them.

Aired: 07/19/12

Rating: NR

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