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After Baghdad's violence, young Iraqi tackles new test: freshman year

Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 05:00

After Baghdad's violence, young Iraqi tackles new test: freshman year

By Scott Peterson, The Christian Science Monitor 

Amal, an AUIS student from Baghdad, discusses her transition from living at home with her family to her new life as an AUIS student in Sulaimani. Her honest account sheds light on the struggles of students living independently for the first time and the joys of ultimately finding a home away from home.