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Syrian Mother, Daughter Struggle with New Life in US

On a cool, cloud covered July evening, the night sky above the modest Chicago apartment Hasna Marza shares with her 8-year-old daughter Samaa, erupted in massive explosions. It was their second week of living in the United States. “At first, we were very scared in the house," Marza told VOA through an Arabic translator, "but then I knew that these were fireworks, so I opened the window and showed Samaa that these were just fireworks, and it’s not like we’re in a war — we’re...

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