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May 13, 2013 in City
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Yousif Sadoon and his mother, Samah Mohammed, await a World Relief van after arriving at Spokane International Airport.

Several months after landing in Spokane, Yousif Sadoon, center, and his brother, Aymen (not pictured), are enrolled at Garfield Elementary.

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Shortly after moving into a new apartment, a neighbor allowed Omar Abdulrazaq to use his computer to email his family in the Middle East on Feb. 18. Later, Omar would purchase his own television, slightly smaller than this one.

Already immersed in the culture at Garfield Elementary, Yousif Sadoon shoots a basketball over his classmates April 10.

Omar Abdulrazaq carries one of his family’s suitcases into a new apartment complex, located by World Relief, on Feb. 18.

World Relief’s Robert Malone, left, and Jordan Bemis, right, show the family how to use their new vacuum cleaner.