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Washington to Washington Highlight – Vietnamese and Afghan Refugees

A Vietnamese refugee is born at Camp Murray in 1975. He is welcomed by dignitaries, including the Governor of Washington state. The state has always played a large role when it comes to refugees. This “Washington to Washington Highlight” explores Washington’s role in the Vietnamese refugee relocation in the 1970s and 80s compared to Afghan refugees today. In this segment, we find the baby born at Camp Murray in the 1970’s and learn about what his family had to overcome and what advice he would give to Afghan refugees today.