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    Subject: Devout Muslim Women and Their Clothing
    Date: Aug 21, 2009
    Sender: Janice in MemphisPrevious

    I see the photo of the child (Kabuli Kid) with who, I guess is the child's mother behind her vail. The woman who is sitting wrapped up, and hidden under a hooded vail is holding the child. Her image struck me harder than the beautiful child. Her clothing reminds me of the men who hid their faces under a hood when they were an Executioner long ago. Members of the KKK also hid their faces back in the day. Also when men went to the electric chair they put a hood over their head, because their eyes might pop out. This might allow Muslim women to understand better how women who are free feel about the vail. It is like being self-imprisoned by your clothing. I don't believe that a woman should disrespect herself by going around exposed or half-naked, but there is a reasonable middle ground. Thanks For Listening, Janice

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