The situation in Afghanistan is complex and there have been many years of conflict leading up to this terrible time. Understanding—even a little bit—what the Afghan people have gone through may help us to figure out how to help. And that could be especially useful as Afghan families and individuals may be coming to Pittsburgh to find new lives and homes.
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Journalist Wesley Morgan went to Afghanistan for the first time in 2010. Since then, he has reported on American military actions in The Pech Valley spending time in the region and interviewing the American soldiers who served in the Pech as well as a number of Afghan locals. This title is also available for checkout as an eBook and eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.