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The first voice message was from a 16-year-old forward, knee-deep in a trench filled with sewage and panicking in the crowds swarming Hamid Karzai International Airport. “We are desperate," she cried over the clamor of gunfire and coughing children. “I cannot stand on my feet. I cannot."

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