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Meet the first ever Muslim model to appear in sports swimsuit

 Halima Aden has made history by becoming the first Muslim model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit
Issue wearing a hijab and a burkini.
The 21-year-old Somali-American was born in a refugee camp in Kenya, and she returned to her birth country for her first shoot with the magazine, which was photographed by Yu Tsai at Watamu Beach.  

 Sports Illustrated announced on Monday that Halima is the newest member of its 2019 rookie class while sharing some of the model's photos from her historic spread featured in the upcoming issue, which will be released on May 8.






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