By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

She Dressed Up As A Famous Muslim… People’s Response Left Her In Tears.

Nathalie Andrea Aramburo is an incredibly brave young woman -- but she doesn't think so. Instead, Aramburo simply believes in paying homage to someone who has been incredibly inspiring; even if that means you become a target to do so.

When Aramburo was instructed by her professor to dress up as one of her heroes, she didn't choose a celebrity or even an esteemed scholar. Instead, she chose Malala Yousafzai, an 18-year-old Muslim woman who was shot in the face at the age of 15 by the Taliban, simply for being a woman attending school. She survived, and went on to do amazing things -- a worthy hero for Aramburo to celebrate.

However, when she donned a hijab and head-to-toe garments to dress as Yousafzai, she couldn't plan for what happened next. Read more of her story below.

This is Nathalie Andrea Aramburo, the university student who decided to dress up as one of her heroes.

This is what happened when she did.

My professor asked us to go to class today dressed as our favorite celebrity. So today I attended my college class...

Posted by Nathalie Andrea Aramburo on Monday, November 30, 2015

Though the reaction of the general public was grim, there was a glimmer of hope in the outpouring that came on social media.

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