Education Week - For Muslim Students, Life Changed After Sept. 11 (6 images)

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Shayreen, 16, photographed in her home in West Warwick, Rhode Island, USA, on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2011. Unlike the rest of her family, Shayreen is very devoted to her Muslim faith. "I feel it's my responsibility as a Muslim to be a positive role model," said Shayreen, "I see a negative energy toward Muslims in the media." Shayreen is will be a high school junior at Lincoln School, an all-girls Quaker school in Rhode Island. The rest of her family is not particularly...
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