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Laura Bush puts on a hijab

October 25, 2007 15:06 IST
Laura BushUnited StatesĀ First Lady Laura Bush tries on a hijab (headscarf) presented from Saudi doctor Samia al-Amudi during a meeting with cancer survivors in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on October 24.

Bush travels to Kuwait on October 25, her third stop in a Middle East tour aimed at promoting awareness of breast cancer and restoring Washington's image in the region.

Photograph: Hasan Janmali/AFP/Getty Images