The women of the Afghan National Cycling Federation team train outside Kabul, the capital. They face poor road conditions, terrible traffic, lots of gawking and even threats of violence in pursuit of their sport. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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Mohammed al Hariri is known as the mafia don of the Zaatari Refugee camp. He is the man who gets things done. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

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