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How theater helps these Syrian refugees manage trauma of war

Clip: 03/27/2019 | 7m 9s Video has closed captioning.

How does one manage the trauma of war? A group of refugees from Syria, which has been consumed by fighting for eight years, is trying theater. In Glasgow, Scotland, a therapeutic drama program is staging an ancient play about the Trojan War by Euripides in an attempt to help the Syrian refugees reckon with their past, and improve their futures. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Aired: 03/27/19

Rating: NR

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