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Stranded Kurds

More than 900 Kurdish refugees are stranded on the coast of France. They paid thousands of dollars to smugglers who ran their boat aground and then abandoned the would-be immigrants. NPR's Sarah Chayes talks about the fate of the refugees and the experience of hiding in a small boat to escape one's homeland.

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