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Mlaak Omar, 12, left, and Zakya Alhag, 13, practice cheerleading moves in preparation for team tryouts at Lowrey School in Dearborn, Michigan. If they make the team, Omar and Alhag, who are both Muslims, will be able to wear long-sleeved shirts and pants during their performances in accordance with Islamic standards of modesty.

Mlaak Omar, 12, left, and Zakya Alhag, 13, practice cheerleading moves in preparation for team tryouts at Lowrey School in Dearborn, Michigan. If they make the team, Omar and Alhag, who are both Muslims, will be able to wear long-sleeved shirts and pants during their performances in accordance with Islamic standards of modesty.