Monday, May 2, 2011

Afghan teen makes harrowing trek to study in U.S.

"I believe that education is the beauty of the human race.
It is a tool that helps one recognize right from wrong.
Where progress is happening in the world,
education underlies that progress,
allowing people to improve their lives."

Afghan teen makes harrowing trek to study in U.S. by Nanette Asimov, SF Chronicle Staff Writer

Through a State Department program, Anwar had attended a year of high school in Berkeley. Now he was on a journey to try to return. Going to college in the United States was his greatest daydream. His worst was that he would die trying, so he preferred not to dwell on it.

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