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Mohammad Bilal and his wife, Humaira, were one of the last people who escaped Afghanistan as the Taliban seized control of the capital city of Kabul and just before the U.S. military completed its total withdrawal from the war-torn country. The couple lived on military bases in Qatar, Germany and New Mexico before being resettled in San Antonio this fall. They posed for a portrait in their small one-bedroom apartment they just moved into last week.
Bilal and his wife, Humaira, were among the last people who escaped Afghanistan as the Taliban seized control of the capital city of Kabul and just before the U.S. military completed its total withdrawal from the war-torn country. They posed for a portrait in the apartment they just moved into last week. Credit: Nick Wagner / San Antonio Report
Annette Watkins, the mother of Damian Daniels, speaks at a press conference Tuesday outside the Paul Elizondo Tower. Watkins, whose son was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy in August 2020, and others demanded that a grand jury hear evidence in the case. Credit: Bria Woods / San Antonio Report
Dean Eileen Breslin works with Arielle Chinea, BSN on tending to a robot that simulates childbirth inside of the simulation lab at the UT School of Nursing Tuesday.
In a simulation lab at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, Dean Eileen Breslin and graduate Arielle Chinea discuss tending to a robot that simulates childbirth. Credit: Bria Woods / San Antonio Report
Mohammad Bilal interprets medical information to Noor Wali as Karina Villarreal, a family nurse practitioner student at UT Health, looks at Wali’s skin infection during the weekly Refugee Health Clinic at St. Francis Episcopal Church. Bilal speaks four languages: Pashto, Dari, Urdu and English.
Afghan refugee Bilal interprets for Noor Wali as Karina Villarreal, a family nurse practitioner student at UT Health San Antonio, looks at Wali’s skin infection during a weekly Refugee Health Clinic at St. Francis Episcopal Church. Bilal speaks Pashto, Dari, Urdu and English. Credit: Nick Wagner / San Antonio Report
Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during the unveiling of the new 2022 Toyota Tundra on Dec. 3, 2021.
Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during an unveiling of the new 2022 Toyota Tundra. Credit: Nick Wagner / San Antonio Report
Pat Murphy works with Christmas tree framers in Oregon and North Carolina to source his inventory of trees ranging in size from 20-feet to small table-top trees. He's been selling them on Goliad Road since the 70s.
Pat Murphy stands with part of his Christmas tree inventory at Murphy’s Christmas Tree Lot and Pumpkin Patch on Goliad Road. Credit: Bria Woods / San Antonio Report

Bria Woods

Bria Woods the Raba Family Foundation Next Generation Fellow- Multimedia Journalist at the SA Report. Bria holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Trinity University and a master's in multimedia...