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Afghan teens of 'Buzkashi Boys' stargazing in Hollywood

Director Sam French (C) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (L) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, laugh together after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon

Director Sam French (C) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (L) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, laugh together after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles,...more

Director Sam French (C) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (L) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, laugh together after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon
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Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, react after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon

Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, react after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)...more

Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, react after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon
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Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, talk after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon

Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, talk after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)...more

Director Sam French (R), producer Ariel Nasr (2nd L) and 14-year-old Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (2nd R) and Jawanmard Paiz of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, talk after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon
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Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (L) and Jawanmard Paiz, both 14, of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, are interviewed at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon

Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (L) and Jawanmard Paiz, both 14, of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, are interviewed at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick...more

Afghan actors Fawad Mohammadi (L) and Jawanmard Paiz, both 14, of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, are interviewed at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon
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Afghan actor Fawad Mohammadi,14, of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, signs autographs after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon

Afghan actor Fawad Mohammadi,14, of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, signs autographs after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon

Afghan actor Fawad Mohammadi,14, of the Oscar nominated live-action short film Buzkashi Boys, signs autographs after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, California February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Patrick Fallon
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