Read Our Special Feature: Voices from Afghanistan

"We Always Kept One Bullet for Suicide"

In order to save our family, we were obliged to leave our country.


Mahommad is five-years-old and just moved here.


Tiba exudes joy.


Sakina’s favorite thing about being in America is that it is safe and she gets to go to school.

Mohaned & Zainab (3/3)

In September 2016, Mohaned & Zainab arrived in Binghamton, Alabama with nothing.

Mohaned & Zainab (2/3)

In Iraq, Zainab was a stay-at-home mom and Mohaned was a taxi driver.


"My family lives in western Iraq under the control of ISIS so whenever I see something in the news that has happened in Syria, I feel like my family is affected."
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