Maybe the best drive within the battle to retake Raqqa from the Islamic State are the fighters with no home state. Ethnic Kurds, each woman and men, form the spine of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and see the struggle as a chance to realize independence to control themselves after years with out rights. Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon reports.

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