Afghan family resettled in small Missouri town faced isolation. Now their son is dead
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As a boy in Afghanistan, Rezwan Kohistani dreamed of being a respected doctor and helping people. When he and his family escaped war-torn Kabul last August, his parents hoped resettling to the United States would bring their oldest son closer to that dream and give his five siblings a chance at a quality education in a safe place. Maybe they’d end up in Dallas, where extended family already lived. Or Los Angeles. Either city would give them the emotional support and community they needed. But they landed in Webb City, a southwest Missouri town of about 12,000 people that is ...