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A Girl Was Kicked Off A Soccer Field For Her Hijab. So Her Team Scored One Against Intolerance.

In my home state of Colorado, at Overland High School, a Muslim soccer player named Samah Aidah was banned from playing in the game because of her hijab (due to an outdated safety rule). So when the next game came around, the entire team did the only logical thing.

A Girl Was Kicked Off A Soccer Field For Her Hijab. So Her Team Scored One Against Intolerance.

So they let her play. FIFA also revoked a ban on head coverings a month ago, making the ref's decision a silly one (though apparently he was just following the rules.) See below for an update from a Colorado ref who knows more than I do about such things.

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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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