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Q&A "New Kids" author Brooke Hauser on refugee teens in America

Journalist Brooke Hauser is the author of “The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens” — out in paperback this week.  The book, which grew out of an article that Hauser wrote for The New York Times, chronicles a year in the life of five students at the International High School at Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, NY.

In a recent email interview, Hauser focused on the experience of one group of courageous young newcomers: refugees who have fled war, persecution and political upheaval.

Read full blog posted on The IRC website.

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