‘Do not give up’: Americans help Afghans in new homeland

  • Megan Carlton with the Refugee Services of Texas walks through a home her organization set up for an Afghani refugee family in Dallas, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

DALLAS — Pleas for help from Afghans have been filling up Caroline Clarin’s phone for days as she works from her rural Minnesota home and tries to provide hope to those who ping heart-wrenching messages of desperation from a world away.