It was just a selfie.

But in less than a few hours it would change her life.

At the Miss Universe pageant in 2017, Miss Iraq took a selfie with Miss Israel.

Miss Iraq posted it on Instagram.

In the caption, she wrote: “Peace and Love from Miss Iraq and Miss Israel”.

That was enough for Sarah Idan, Miss Iraq, to receive death threats.

For what? Taking a selfie with an Israeli.

Listen to her shocking and uplifting story here:

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Charles Mizrahi

Charles Mizrahi

Founder, Real Talk