Somali Refugee Competes In Miss Minnesota 2017, Breaks All Beauty Standards

This story is the definition of history in the making. On Sunday night, the Miss Minnesota pageant took place, and in it one of the most fearless competitors ever. Meet 19 year old, Somali-American, Halima Aden from St. Cloud. She isn't only gorgeous but also intelligent and a forward thinker for someone at such a young age.
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Having never participated in a pageant before, Halima took the decision to put herself out there and compete on Sunday night in Miss Minnesota 2017. It would take her to Miss USA pageant should she place final. But what was her sudden inspiration? Pageantry is a world in where women are constantly held to beauty standards that hold no respect for beautiful girls like Halima.
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