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Yazidi refugees find community support in Nebraska

Clip: 01/15/2018 | 5m 15s Video has closed captioning.

Nebraska is a long way from northern Iraq. But nearly 3,000 refugees from the region's small Yazidi ethnic minority have resettled there, driven from their homes by the horrific violence perpetrated by the Islamic State group and decades of religious and ethnic persecution. Special correspondent Jack Williams of NET reports on why refugees are finding the city of Lincoln so welcoming.

Aired: 01/15/18

Rating: NR

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