Fereshta Kazemi, 33, is an Afghan-American actress now working on movies and television dramas in Kabul, Afghanistan. Sadam Niko, 21, left, who plays Kazemi's love interest in the serial, "Kocha-e-Ma" (Our Street), said of his costar: "I think she's so brave. If the war ever ends," he said, "all these problems will just go away."
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