This week, Martha sits down with poet, journalist, and writer Roya Hakakian, to discuss her new book, A Beginner’s Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious.

Roya tells The Untold Story of her American immigration experience as a 19-year-old Iranian refugee, and the struggles she faced when traveling to the United States with only a backpack and very little English to get her through her journey.

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