RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Susan* and Meredith* noticed a family smiling at them at the mall, just the opening the college students had been looking for to strike up a conversation. The connection was instantaneous, and the family invited them to dinner a few nights later.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--"That's a beautiful abaya," Jenna* nods to a group of women, referring to the sequin-edged black dress covering them from head to foot. The veils over their heads expose nothing but eyes laden with eyeliner. They thank the student shyly.