Fadi Beniyalmarjeh

Government
8:12 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Syrians In Kansas City Worry, Wait For U.S. Response

Fariz Turkmani watches news from Syria while he works in his office at the Marriott in Overland Park, Kan.
Credit Laura Ziegler / KCUR

Syria has been the big story everywhere this week, but for hundreds of Syrians living in the Kansas City area, reaction to Syria’s chemical weapons attack isn’t something that goes away when they turn off the news. They live with constant concern and anxiety, wondering about the safety of their friends and family back home.

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