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Miami Valley StoryCorps interviews are the result of WYSO’s collaboration with StoryCorps, the national oral history collection project that visited Dayton in the spring of 2010 and 2014. All the Miami Valley StoryCorps segments consist of interviews between two local residents.

Miami Valley StoryCorps: Khursid Ahmad and Asfia Ahmad

Asfia Ahmad and Khursid Ahmad
StoryCorps
Asfia Ahmad and Khursid Ahmad

On Miami Valley StoryCorps we bring you conversations between local people who went to the StoryCorps booth in Dayton in 2014. Today, we hear Khursid Ahmad tell his daughter-in-law Asfia Ahmad about the journey that brought him to America. Khursid's family had to flee their village of Bhandara, India in the 1940s because of civil unrest that was especially dangerous for Muslims.

This interview was edited by Community Voices producer Amy Harper.