Revolutions and wars on other continents can feel remote. Even with the news – with photographs and videos and reports – you can always stop paying attention to other peoples’ problems, and go back to regular life. But for some people, there’s no escape. Eve Abrams, and her translator, Khaled Hegazzi, recently spoke with a young Libyan couple living in New Orleans. She learned that even here, across an ocean and in a different language, they’re trapped.
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