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"After escaping Afghanistan, the family was taken to a refugee camp in Qatar for screening. They then spent two months in a military camp in Virginia before finally making it to Kansas City. (Army Veteran) Joseph's family was there to greet them with hugs when they landed at the airport."
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"He basically said 'Sir, things are going downhill quick. I gotta get out of here or I'm going to die.'" From thousands of miles away in Kansas, Army veteran Joseph Lendo helped the family of an interpreter he worked with in Afghanistan escape Kabul.
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LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - From 2001 to 2021, federal government statistics show more than 1,500 Afghan refugees have settled in Missouri. Thanks to local churches and organizations, one more family will call the state home.
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