In the Wars : From Afghanistan to the UK, a story of conflict, survival and saving lives

In the Wars : From Afghanistan to the UK, a story of conflict, survival and saving lives

Dr Waheed Arian

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'At a time when displacement has become increasingly politicized, this book is a gift, a dazzling testimony to the extraordinary contributions that refugees make to the host communities that welcome them.' KHALED HOSSEINI, author of The Kite Runner

'A thrilling and absorbing read from first to last.' STEPHEN FRY

WINNER OF THE SUN'S 'WHO CARES WINS' DOCTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Born in war-torn Afghanistan, Waheed Arian's first memories are of bombs. His first-hand experience of the power of medicine inspired him to dedicate his life to healing others. But how does a boy with nothing hope to become a doctor?Fleeing the conflict with his family, he spent much of his childhood in refugee camps in Pakistan, living sometimes ten to a room without basic sanitation or access to education.


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