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The Story Behind an Afghan Interpreter's Escape

Clip: 08/16/2022 | 8m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

It's been a year since U.S. troops pulled out of Afghanistan. The sudden decision last August left many Afghans desperate to escape at a Kabul airport in fear of the Taliban. A friendship between a Chicago-native Marine and an Afghan interpreter who worked with U.S. forces culminated in a harrowing escape and the aftermath of securing safety in the U.S.

Aired: 08/16/22

Rating: NR

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