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Manal Abusamaha, Palestinian

Manal Abusamaha, 49, is voting for the first time as a U.S. citizen since she moved here from Palestine with her husband and son nearly 22 years ago. Despite being unable to vote until last year, Abusamaha says she has always been politically active. At Regina Pacis school in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Abusamaha explains why today is so important to her.

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