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The 44-day journey that changed Muhammad Nishat’s life

Until August, Muhammad Nishat performed humanitarian work in his home country of Afghanistan. Now, he lives with his wife and eight kids in a Twin Cities hotel room. The trip included stops in Qatar, Germany, Washington D.C., and a military base in Virginia. In the coming weeks and months, state agencies, nonprofits, and volunteers will help 500 Afghans like Nishat start over in Minnesota.