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US historian who calls Afghanistan home

Nancy Dupree has lived in the Asian nation for 50 years and has witnessed the country’s many changes.
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2013 05:22

In 2014, US forces will pull out of Afghanistan and transfer control to Afghans.

But there is one American who will stay on. Nancy Dupree has lived there for 50 years and has witnessed the country’s many changes.

Al Jazeera's Steve Chao met the 86-year-old in Kabul, to get her thoughts on the country’s way forward.

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