Khatera Aslami Tamplen was just a toddler when she and her parents fled Afghanistan during the Soviet occupation of her country. Her family had just found out her father was on a list of pro-American sympathizers targeted for execution, so they had to escape by night.

It was a terrifying journey. Her family missed the first truck sent to smuggle them out, and only later found out that truck was blown up by a Soviet jet. …

Diana Hembree

I cover consumer affairs, science, the workplace and fraud.

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