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May 12, 2015 · 11:45 AM EDT
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Afghan rapper Sonita Alizadeh narrowly escaped a forced marriage at 16 by writing the song "Brides for Sale." She recently visited West Oakland, California, and was surprised that the US, like Iran and Afghanistan, has poor neighborhoods and homeless people.
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