Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore brownface to 2001 party

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A photo has emerged showing Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing brownface to a party 18 years ago when he was a private school teacher.

The picture, obtained by TIME, shows a then 29-year-old Trudeau wearing brown paint on his face, neck and hands while wearing a turban and robe.

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Trudeau was attending an 'Arabian Nights' themed gala at West Point Grey Academy, which is the private school in Vancouver where he taught at the time.

The photo appears in the West Point Grey Academy 2001 yearbook.

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The Liberal Party of Canada confirmed on Wednesday that Trudeau, who is the leader of their political party, was in the photo.

'It was a photo taken while he was teaching in Vancouver, at the school's annual dinner which had a costume theme of 'Arabian Nights',' the party's media relations lead said.

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