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A Hidden World Of Addicts In Afghanistan

A U.N. survey is expected to find that at least 1 in 12 Afghans abuses drugs. Karima and her daughter Fahima are among a growing group of women and children to fall victim to heroin.

 

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According to the UN, one in 12 Afghans abuse heroin. Karima and her daughter Fahima are among a growing group of women and children to fall victim to the drug.

Reported by Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR; Photos by Holly Pickett for NPR; Produced by Coburn Dukehart and Keith Jenkins/NPR

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