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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

October 2023 / Community, Countries, Education and Learning, Family, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023, Ukraine, War and Conflict

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by Nataliia Belko My name is Nataliia Belko. I am from Ukraine. I came here on 01/25/23. I came here by airplane with my son. His name is Yehor, he… 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 / Family, Immigration Stories, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Overcoming Challenges, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022, War and Conflict

How War Changes Life

by Pooja Kapoor On the Russia and Ukraine war, February 24, 2022: Lots of innocent people are dying – soldiers are dying and kids. During the 1979-1989 war in Afghanistan,… 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

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

The Saddest Persimmon

by Soyoung Early My mom has always hated everything about persimmons. Growing up, I never understood why until the day she told me the story of her family. It started… 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