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Dahli Wasfi speaks Thursday March 17th at 7 PM

March 10, 2011

Dr. Dahlia Wasfi was born in 1971 and spent her early childhood in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, until she returned with her family to the United States in 1977. Dr. Wasfi graduated from Swarthmore College in 1993 with a B.A. in Biology, and in 1997 graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. In February/March of 2004, after years of separation, Wasfi visited Iraq to see her family in Basrah and Baghdad. She journeyed to Iraq again for a 3-month visit in 2006. Based on her experiences, she is speaking out against the negative impact of the U.S. invasion on the Iraqi people and the need to end the occupation.  Check out liberatethis.org for more info on Dahlia.

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