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Kurdish Americans in Moorhead Celebrate the Independence Referendum

A vote on September 25th will decide if their home country becomes an independent nation

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of Kurdish Americans from across the Valley are celebrating what may become Independence Day in their home country. They first came to Moorhead in the 1970’s as refugees. Many of them came here to escape persecution. Oppressing forces have been at odds with Kurdistan for more than 100 years. At Gooseberry park, a Kurdish community with…