Musicians in a Refugee Camp in France Record ‘The Calais Sessions’

From The New York Times: “I am happy, like a myna/Life in a caravan, thinking about my friends/Let’s go to the garden,” go the upbeat lyrics from “Khandahar,” a poem first written in English and then translated to Farsi by two Afghan sisters, ages 9 and 12, who were living in a trailer in the sprawling migrant and refugee camp in Calais, France, that is known as the Jungle.

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