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Yvonne Abraham

Immigrant students tell their stories

I don’t need to tell you Aia Abbas’s story. She tells it herself, and beautifully.

We were all sleeping when we heard something exploding. The sound of bombs and guns was everywhere. The sound was very loud. I felt it inside me. At that time it was dark, but the sky was raining fire.

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