Why This Student's Yearbook Quote Went Viral

Rafika Alami's Twitter profile describes her as "sarcastic with a stunning smile," and that appears to be the case. This cool, confident 17-year-old is already winning the world over with her high school yearbook quote. Spoiler: It's not "Just keep livin'" or "YOLO." 

Rivaling "No, Voldemort is not in my head-wrap" as the best senior quote referencing a religious and cultural garment, the student at Summit High School in California shared this clever gem.
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The quote has since gone viral, with Alami being lauded for her confident take on proudly wearing a hijab. 

"I didn't expect it to get that viral,'' the young Muslim woman told TODAY.com. "I'm really excited and happy. It's a great way to end my senior year. I wrote it because I thought it would be funny. I meant it in no way offensively."

The teen added that she's received some romantic attention since the quote went viral.

"The funniest and probably the smoothest reaction I got was similar from two people,'' she said. "They quoted my tweet and said 'Will you give me a chance?' It was cute." 

Well, who wouldn't want to date a sharp gal who's got self-pride and little time for critics? (Hello Giggles)
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