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Afghan Girl Weaves Special Rug for President Obamai
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January 26, 2013
In Afghanistan, a country known for its hand-woven carpets, a 17-year-old girl has created a special gift for U.S. President Barack Obama. It’s a carpet that she wove herself -- as a way of praising Mr. Obama’s efforts on behalf of her country. And as Homayoun Shoaib, of VOA’s Afghan Service reports, she wants to present the gift to Mr. Obama personally. Amy Katz narrates.

Afghan Girl Weaves Special Rug for President Obama

Published January 26, 2013

In Afghanistan, a country known for its hand-woven carpets, a 17-year-old girl has created a special gift for U.S. President Barack Obama. It’s a carpet that she wove herself -- as a way of praising Mr. Obama’s efforts on behalf of her country. And as Homayoun Shoaib, of VOA’s Afghan Service reports, she wants to present the gift to Mr. Obama personally. Amy Katz narrates.