Youth Radio: Roya's Return to Afghanistan Youth Radio's Roya Aziz recently returned to Kabul, Afghanistan for the first time since her family fled the Soviet occupation in 1981. She is constantly asked when her family will come back, as well. Afghan expatriates are usually called "musafirs," meaning travelers who have moved temporarily and will return. Aziz is torn between her desire to help her native country and her desire to go back to friends and family in California.

Youth Radio: Roya's Return to Afghanistan

Youth Radio: Roya's Return to Afghanistan

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Youth Radio's Roya Aziz recently returned to Kabul, Afghanistan for the first time since her family fled the Soviet occupation in 1981. She is constantly asked when her family will come back, as well. Afghan expatriates are usually called "musafirs," meaning travelers who have moved temporarily and will return. Aziz is torn between her desire to help her native country and her desire to go back to friends and family in California.