A free country and one Georgia teen’s expression of faith

Dalton Middle School | Dalton, GA

Nour Issa is a regular middle school student in Georgia, but her Muslim faith and choice to wear the hijab set her apart from many of her peers.

Produced by Reagan Brady, Jake Knapp, Liana Little and Julia Tucker, students of Dalton Middle School in Dalton, Georgia. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Gina Gray. Station support provided by Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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