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A flood of Iraqi refugees struggle to adjust in Orange County (Photos)

by Ben Bergman | Take Two®

An Iraqi war refugee poses with an American flag at the Access California Services office in Anaheim, Calif. Christopher Okula/KPCC

Since the U.S. opened up its doors to Iraqi refugees in 2007, more have ended up in California than any other state, nearly 20,000.  An increasing number of then are arriving in Orange County and are facing big challenges once they arrive. As KPCC's Ben Bergman reports, they can face significant challenges.

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