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People Dig the Turban

Share Your Story: Are You a Student and Wear a Turban?

By Satsimran Khalsa

People Dig the Turban

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Have You Worn a Turban in the Classroom?

I am a 23 year old American Sikh. I wore a turban all through my school years, from the first day of kindergarten to my last day of my senior year.

Have You Experienced Acceptance or Adversity at School?

I experienced a lot of both acceptance and adversity when I was going to school, the ignorant people where always rude and would say hateful things, although they didn't make up the majority. Most of the people I knew back then where pretty cool with me.

Lessons Learned

  • Being different isn't a bad thing, you just have to have confidence in your self.

Has it Been Easy or Difficult Making Friends?

Easy for the most part, most people I know dig the turban.

Are Different Languages Spoken at Home and in School?

Yeah, English at home and Splanglish at school.

Have You Ever Been Bullied at School?

Eh, a little bit but not too much.

What Do You Like Best About School?

I hate school.

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