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'Voices From Afghanistan' Exhibit Opens At The Library Of Congress


A letter sent to Radio Azadi from a listener in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

A letter sent to Radio Azadi from a listener in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

On display now in the Library of Congress's Thomas Jefferson building in Washington, D.C. is a multimedia exhibit displaying some of the thousands of hand-painted scrolls and letters received by Afghanistan's most popular radio station, RFE/RL's Radio Azadi. The exhibit - "Voices From Afghanistan" - offers a window into the daily lives of ordinary Afghans from various ethnic communities across all parts of the country.

[Click here to go to the exhibit home page; click on the image below to see an interactive preview of the exhibit]



And check out this amazing video of two Afghan boys who sent a 130-foot long letter to Radio Azadi from their small village outside of Kabul:



"Voices from Afghanistan" is free and open to the public Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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