We Never Imagined We'd Live in a Tent

We left our country because the Taliban tried to kill my husband several times.

Written by Twila Bird
Photography by Lindsay Silsby
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We left our country because the Taliban tried to kill my husband several times. We were seeking a better place, and now we are helpless refugees. We never imagined we would have to live in a tent.

We are in a very bad situation now. We are exhausted and we can’t go back to our country where my husband’s life was threatened. We hope this awful situation will be over soon and our children can go to school after having missed two years. I didn’t let them go to school when we were in Kabul because I was afraid the Taliban would kidnap them in order to find their father. Now my children have no destiny.

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