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Afghan Kids Answer Your Questions

13-year-old Zaika answers the question, "Can you tell me what your school is like?" (Photo: Cassandra Nelson)
13-year-old Zaika answers the question, "Can you tell me what your school is like?" (Photo: Cassandra Nelson)

Reporter Cassandra Nelson collected questions submitted by readers of this site and asked children living in Afghanistan to answer them.

She traveled across the country, asking Afghan kids about their hopes and ambitions, their hobbies and romances, and their fears and feelings about the war.

Click here for an amazing slideshow

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