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Iraqi refugee remembers how his life and his country changed when the U.S. invaded 20 years ago

U.S. Army 3rd Division 3-7 Bradley fighting vehicles take up a position along a road March 19, 2003 inside the demilitarized zone between Kuwait and Iraq.  (Scott Nelson/Getty Images)
U.S. Army 3rd Division 3-7 Bradley fighting vehicles take up a position along a road March 19, 2003 inside the demilitarized zone between Kuwait and Iraq. (Scott Nelson/Getty Images)

Here & Now producer Lynn Menegon brings us the story of Naseer Nouri, who the Washington Post called their “fixer extraordinaire” in Baghdad in the early years of the war. From 2003-2008, Nouri helped Post journalists report from some of the most dangerous places in Iraq. He now lives in the U.S.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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