Coloradan returns from Afghanistan with concerns for Afghan women

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(Photo: Courtesy of George Melton)
<p>Women weave carpets in Afghanistan.</p>

Photo: Women in AfghanistanGeorge Melton of Fort Collins is back home after spending years helping farmers in war-torn countries.

The last time we checked in with Melton two years ago, he worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture stationed in Iraq.

After working in Iraq, Melton headed to Afghanistan and eventually landed at an organization helping Afghan women farm and sell their crops.

Melton plans to take a break from his work but he says he worries that the U.S. withdrawal will hurt the progess women have made.