After serving U.S. in war, Afghan translator starts new life in California

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Reuters

By Daniel Trotta (Reuters) – It was a bittersweet reunion in America for two Afghan brothers who have fled violence and threats in their country. Sayed Abdul Wase Majidi, whose work as a translator for the U.S. military could make him a Taliban target in his homeland, landed late Thursday at Sacramento airport after being airlifted from Kabul and then going through U.S. government processing at Fort Lee, a military base in Virginia. He had to leave his mother, a brother, and two nephews behind. Majidi was among 200 Afghans the United States brought out a week ago in an effort to protect transl…

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