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Sahar Oral History Interview

Sahar is a pseudonym used to protect the identity of the interviewee. Sahar is an Afghan woman who was recently resettled in Centreville, Virginia. She talks about her life in Afghanistan prior the fall of Kabul to the Taliban in August 2021. Sahar details her journey of having to leave everyone and everything behind to leave Kabul. She served as an interpreter for the U.S. military at the airport for two days before they were able to board a plane. During their time at the airport there wasn't enough food and water for everyone. She shares her experience of finally making it into the U.S. and being sent to a military camp where they were processed and resettled.

Duration: 01:34:52

Date: February 22, 2022
Subject(s): Sahar
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Zainab Mohsini
Contributor: Sahar
Location: Centreville, VA

Collection: Zainab Mohsini Fellowship Project
Item History: 2022-06-07 (created); 2022-06-30 (modified)

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