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Femininity abroad: How clothing standards clash

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Knee-length skirts. No revealing attire. English major Ashley Brocious thought she dressed modestly, but she didn’t plan on spending hours at the “DI” searching for a modest wardrobe for her semester at the Jerusalem Center.

“My mom always laughed because she said, ‘We think we’re so modest, and you had to buy a whole new wardrobe to go to Jerusalem,’” Brocious said with a laugh. “None of my knee-length skirts worked there.”

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