Ordinary Life Illuminated

By MelissaTabeek

Fahed from Kobani in "Bike Alley" of Erbil's souk

Fahed Abdi explains the difficulties he and his family face on a daily basis as refugees in Erbil, Northern Iraq. Even language is difficult, as Syrian Kurdish people have very different accents from Iraqi Kurdish, Fahed says. He sold all of his wife's gold in order to open his motorbike repair shop.

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