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Massachusetts church basement becomes temporary home for two Afghan families

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Malija, 12, Sanjar, 5, and Hadya, 10, play with a smartphone in their living quarters in the basement of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Newburyport. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Malija, 12, Sanjar, 5, and Hadya, 10, play with a smartphone in their living quarters in the basement of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Newburyport. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

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A church in Newburyport, Massachusetts, has become the temporary home for two Afghan families who fled their home country after the U.S. withdrawal.

Host Lisa Mullins visits the families.

This segment aired on February 23, 2022.

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