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Adjusting to America: Afghan Refugee Families
Thursday, December 20, 2001

About 20,000 Afghans live in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, according to the Mustafa Center, an Afghan community mosque, located in Annandale, Va. Laila Waziri, FEMA counselor and vice president of the International Federation of Afghan Women, discusses Afghan refugee families adjusting to the U.S.

Waziri answered readers' questions about the the Afghan community and assisting refugee families in the Northern Virginia area. Read the transcript.

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