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Finding Home: A Syrian Refugee Family Builds a New Life in the Pacific Northwest

A family reflects upon the challenges they have overcome as they build a new life in America.

Two weeks after the Al-Salkini family fled the war-torn town of Homs, Syria, their family home was bombed in an airstrike. After living in the Pacific Northwest for the past year, the family reflects upon the challenges they have overcome as they build a new life in America.

Husband and wife Mohamad Raed and Nahed in their home.

 



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Aileen Imperial

Aileen Imperial is a multimedia and documentary producer with a commitment to thoughtful observation and engagement. Her work has aired nationally on the PBS American Masters series, PBS NewsHour, and she is a 3-time Emmy winner for feature videos in the Arts, Culture, and Human Interest. Find her on Twitter: @imperealize

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