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For Some New Americans, Capitol Attack Was An Echo Of Turmoil They'd Hoped To Escape

For many Americans, this week's attack was shocking. But for the millions of Americans born in countries with a history of political instability, the event has carried a different resonance.

Journalist Neil Sheehan, pictured at the time as a reporter for UPI, died recently at the age of 84. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering Journalist And Friend Neil Sheehan

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For Some New Americans, Capitol Attack Was An Echo Of Turmoil They'd Hoped To Escape

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Rep. Jamie Raskin remembers his son, Tommy, as "remarkable from the beginning." Tommy Raskin, who had depression for years, killed himself on Dec. 31. Family photo hide caption

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Rep. Jamie Raskin On The Life And Legacy Of His Son, Tommy Raskin

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