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New SRHS student finds retrieving records from former school in Afghanistan challenging

AFGHAN REFUGEE JOINS SRHS STUDENT BODY: Santa Rosa High has a new student, Fahim Dawood. Dawood is a recent refugee from Afghanistan. He is sixteen and a sophmore. He enjoys playing soccer in his free time and here at school. When asked how he likes SRHS, Dawood said, “the students are friendly.” Article and graphic by Grace Payne Roughly five months ago, Fahim Dawood and his family were forced to flee their town, Laghman, Afghanistan, because the Taliban was taking over. They rushed to the Kabul International Airport in

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This Month in Afghanistan

Infographic and Article by Rubi Melo A lot has been going on in Afghanistan recently, and things heated up once the U.S. started to pull their troops from Afghanistan. Once U.S. troops started to leave,  the Taliban took back control over Afghanistan on the 15th of August leaving the country vulnerable. This new shift of power left people in Afghanistan scared, and many were desperate to escape the country. Wanting to escape from Taliban control and fearing that their governing will be exactly as cruel as before, many people in

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