After someone snapped a photo of her and posted it on online, Balpreet Kaur was ridiculed for following the tenets of her Sikh faith. But instead of hiding or lashing out, she politely posted a reply—and turned a bullying situation into a inspiring example of tolerance, support, and inspiration.
The photo shows Kaur waiting in line at the Ohio State University Library. In the photo, Kaur’s hair is hidden by a large, black turban. She’s wearing a T-shirt and yoga pants, glasses; her sparse facial hair is clearly visible.
A Reddit user posted it to the “Funny” forum and sarcastic quips started pouring in.
Instead of attacking the poster and the negative comments, Kaur replied with dignity and simple facts about the tenets of her religion regarding a person’s appearance.
(READ the article from Huffington Post)