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Americans Donate Airline Miles to Provide Flights for Afghan Refugees

Americans Donate Airline Miles to Provide Flights for Afghan Refugees

From: VOA

A campaign that began with ordinary people donating frequent-flyer miles has raised enough in two months to provide 40,000 flights for refugees from Afghanistan, and organizers and the White House are looking to nearly double that figure.

About 3,200 flights with donated miles have already carried Afghans from temporary housing at U.S. military bases to new homes around the United States, according to organizers.

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