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A Closer Look (Coming to America) #854188

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 2007
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at the odyssey of one Iraqi youngster, "Dan," from the violence of Baghdad to the rural tranquility of Maine introduced; scenes shown from the site of today's suicide bombing in Baghdad.

(Waterville, Maine: Dan Harris) The story of Dan's new life at Thomas College in Waterville, Maine, previewed; scenes shown from the school, his life in the violent Iraq and of Dan greeting the reporter at the New York City airport and en route to and at the school. [In Maine, "DAN" - recalls his past.] [In Iraq, "DAN" - talks about life in Baghdad.] [Benefactor Paul SCHUPF†- says Dan is a prisoner of his situation.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The difficulty of getting student visas noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Harris, Dan

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