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Hassan Sham (pictured above) is one of 26 displaced persons camps in northern Iraq. Most of the residents are the wives and children of ISIS fighters — who say they are considered outcasts because of the stigma and are no longer welcome in their hometowns. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

A life in limbo for the wives and children of ISIS fighters

Most of the residents of the Hassan Sham camp in northern Iraq feel like outcasts, with nowhere else to go. And conditions are getting worse as funding for food, education and health care dries up.

This image provided by the Marine Corps shows a Switchblade drone. One hundred Switchblades — which are small enough to be carried in a backpack — are part of the new U.S. package to Ukraine. Cpl. Alexis Moradian/AP hide caption

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Ukraine invasion — explained

What the latest U.S. military aid to Ukraine can tell us about the state of the war

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What the latest U.S. military aid to Ukraine can tell us about the state of the war

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Hassan Sham (pictured above) is one of 26 displaced persons camps in northern Iraq. Most of the residents are the wives and children of ISIS fighters — who say they are considered outcasts because of the stigma and are no longer welcome in their hometowns. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Jason Beaubien/NPR

Goats and Soda

A life in limbo for the wives and children of ISIS fighters

6 min

A life in limbo for the wives and children of ISIS fighters

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