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Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is set to become the first U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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An American Muslim Fencer Lunges Into U.S. Olympic History In Rio

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Jason Pryor is the only U.S. men's epee fencer competing at the Olympics in Rio. He is currently ranked 38th in the world. Adrienne Grunwald for NPR hide caption

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'A Fantasy Of A Fantasy': U.S. Fencer Jason Pryor On Reaching The Olympics

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