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Coming to America: A day in the life of a refugee teen


In many ways, Sorayya Rezai is a typical teenager – but as a refugee from Afghanistan, she’s been through so much more than most girls her age. Now, with help from friends and neighbors, she and her family are eagerly learning how to become Americans. (Thank you to Nora Younkin, Fatemeh Jamalpour and Brent Huffman of the Medill Documentary Film Program of Northwestern University for this video footage.)