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Grand Forks' 1st Iraqi refugee wants America to remain a welcoming place

Published 06/19/2013, Grand Forks Herald

Hussam Al-Kayali, who in 2007 became the first Iraqi refugee to settle in Grand Forks, said in a 2010 interview that he still sometimes wanted to cry over all he had lost, including his professional identity, but he also had found much here: work, friends, peace and security.

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