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From Colorado, A Woman Fights To Help Her Siblings Flee Afghanistan

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, civilians prepare to board a plane during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. (Staff Sgt. Victor Mancilla/U.S. Marine Corps via AP)

The war in Afghanistan may be over, but one Denver woman's fight to get her family to safety has just begun. Narges (we're not using her last name for safety reasons) came to Colorado from Afghanistan on a Special Immigrant Visa. She says her siblings face retribution from the Taliban. Only one has managed to flee.