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OPINION: From Somalia to Afghanistan, We Stand With Our Newest Neighbors

by Shukri Olow


Fresh fruits and seafood. White sandy beaches and miles of coastland that rival states like Hawai‘i. Markets that are lively until midnight and youth enjoying the freedom to roam unafraid. These are all experiences that my mother talks about when she recalls life before the civil war in Somalia.

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OPINION: Survivor of Somali Civil War Establishes Love, Work and Home in Seattle

by Maggie Wilson

Fadumo Daud heard a bomb coming, but she could not escape it.

She was a child then, with her younger sister beside her. Those who heard the bomb coming either ran or laid themselves down.

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