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November 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Immigration Stories, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict

Refugee for Refugee

by Ali Ansari My name is Ali Ansari. I was born in Afghanistan. I lived there until 2007, when our lives became very difficult and we had to move to… Read More

November 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Goals, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict, Work

My Life Story

by Sonia Habibzada My childhood and adolescent I was born in an Afghan and Muslim family. As Afghanistan past 3 decades war. So, My family immigrated during the war to… Read More

November 2023 / Afghanistan, Countries, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023

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by Soma Rastgar My name is Soma Rastgar. I am from Kapisa, Afghanistan. I came here in 2021 by airplane. We started our trip from Kabul to Qatar. We left… Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023

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by Zarghuna Hamidi My name is Zarghuna Hamidi, I am from Afghanistan. I came here in 2021. I came here by airplane. The trip took 7 days. We started our… Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Countries, Education and Learning, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, U.S. History and Government

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by Safeya Ahmadi My name is Safeya Ahmadi. I am from Kabul, Afghanistan. I came to the U.S. in 2020. I came here by airplane. The trip took 2 days. Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Countries, Family, Immigration Stories, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022, War and Conflict

Escape From Afghanistan

by Sediqa Mohammadi August 14, 2021 Everything was normal in Kabul. Like me, everyone woke up at the usual time, took a shower and went to school, college or their… Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2022

Eid al-Adha: The Feast of Sacrifice

by Mursal Hewadmal Afghanistan has two major festivals or “Eids”—a big Eid and a small Eid. I want to tell you about the big Eid. It is called “Eid… Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Housing, Immigration Stories, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022

My Difficult Life in Charlottesville

by Ziaullah Ishan I am Zia. I am a new refugee from Afghanistan. I am living in a hotel with my wife and my kids. We have no home. My… Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Countries, Family, Immigration Stories, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022, War and Conflict

The Story of an Afghan Immigrant Girl

by Maryam Muradi I am a girl from Afghanistan, from a land where I witnessed war and insecurity from childhood to adulthood, the country where most women did not have… Read More

January 2023 / "I am from ...", Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Family, Food, Personal Narrative, Poem, SPOTLIGHT 2023, War and Conflict

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by Atiqullah Bana I am from the foods qably pala and tika kabab I am from many good friends who help me during the hard days of my life,… Read More