For Some, Voting In Today's Election Is Extra Special Among the expected record numbers voting in today's election, many are casting their ballots for the first time, while others haven't voted in decades. Ara Alan, Charles Badger and Hasan Zarif share their unique journeys to the polls, and why their participation is so heartfelt.
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For Some, Voting In Today's Election Is Extra Special

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For Some, Voting In Today's Election Is Extra Special

For Some, Voting In Today's Election Is Extra Special

For Some, Voting In Today's Election Is Extra Special

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Among the expected record numbers voting in today's election, many are casting their ballots for the first time.

Kurdish American Ara Alan, who became a citizen this year; Charles Badger, a student at Berea College and Hasan Zarif share their unique journeys to the polls.