Afghanistan: A Personal Journey


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 2:56 pm
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Press release submitted by Zobeida Laufenberg


Have you ever wondered…?
What is it like to be in Afghanistan?
To live and work in the heart of one of Afghanistan's largest cities?
Come find out!
Afghanistan: A Personal Journey
Be a guest of the World Affairs Council of the Quad Cities; join Professor Jordan Schneider as she relays the adventures of her trip to Afghanistan. Food from the region will be served.
7-8:30 p.m
Tuesday, Feb. 25
Second Floor of the Bettendorf Library, 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf.


This program is sponsored by the World Affairs Council of the Quad-Cities, the World Community Institute and the Bettendorf Library.

For more information, call Zobeida 309-792-3131; visit our website at www.wacquadcities.org.

















 




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