Iraqi Refugee Reflects on What She Lost

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Zena's life changed forever on the day the U.S. army invaded Iraq. A Shiite from southern Iraq, she was forced to flee the country in 2007. Alex Cohen talks to Zena about what life was like before the war and what she thinks about the occupation of her home country.



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