I see you, Afghan girl

I, too, fled my homeland as a child under dire circumstances. The heart and soul of the immigrant woman you will become are taking shape at this very moment.

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September 9, 2021 - 10:40 AM

An Afghan girl looks out of a bus window upon their arrival at Incheon International Airport in Incheon on August 26, 2021, after fleeing from their country following the Taliban's military takeover of Afghanistan. (Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Dear precious Afghan girl,

I see you.

I see you in the belly of a packed U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, a telling round face among the 640 Afghans being airlifted from Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 15 amid chaos.

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