FROM Hazam Khashin
An Iraqi Refugee Starts Over in San Diego Hazam Khashin grew up in Baghdad and stayed when others fled after the US invasion. But he and his family are Mandaeans, a pre-Christian religion based on the teachings of John the Baptist. When Baghdad became too dangerous, they fled to Syria and then found sanctuary in the United States. They're now living in San Diego, where the is a large Iraqi refugee community.
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