Covered from head to toe in black Muslim dress, 17-year-old Atitaya Sulaiman was stunned when a granny in a shiny white dress, a symbol of her Buddhist devoutness, rushed forward to give her a verbal salvo.
"So it's you who wants to wear hijab to school? Let me say this to you. Don't be ungrateful to your teachers! And if you really want to wear it, go do it in the Middle East!"
The teenager was stunned. Then tears rolled down her cheeks. Her relatives quickly embraced her as she started to sob.
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