Hiding from the Taliban. Caught in the crossfire. Sacramento children are trapped in Afghanistan
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Three students from the Sacramento City Unified School District went to Afghanistan to be with a family member who was having heart problems. The children — ages 6, 8 and 9 — and their mother flew there in February and attended school in distance learning through the spring. They spent seven days crammed outside an airport, trying to come home, before bombs ripped through a crowd last week. Now they're hiding in Kabul. Two San Juan Unified students, ages 9 and 15, traveled with their mother in July to Afghanistan. Their father was dying of cancer. They went there on summer...