CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hadeel Boawrshi heard bombs from her apartment at night.
But it wasn’t until her husband was kidnapped and murdered, his body left on the side of the road, that she fled to America three years ago.
“I had to leave my country because my life and my children’s lives were in danger,” Boawrshi, a Syrian refugee, said.
And it wasn’t until last year that she was able to have all three of her children join her here.
Ibtesam Barazi had Boawrshi tell this story at the Islamic Center of West Virginia in South Charleston for a reason.
“I want you to actually see the face of a refugee,” Barazi said.
On a day when Donald Trump, the presidential candidate leading most polls in the Republican primary, declared that the U.S. should stop accepting Muslim immigrants, in the week that President Barack Obama urged people not to fear the Muslim community, in a year where extremist terrorist attacks throughout the globe have given rise to a misinformed…