The headlines are filled with stories of people who dropped everything and ran: Yazedis to a mountaintop, Syrians to Jordan, Central American children who have come north by themselves.
Author Laleh Khadivi's refugee in "The Walking" -- the second novel of her trilogy about an Iranian family -- is a Kurd who is named after a hero who fought an English king. But when he finally arrives in the California he has long dreamed of, he finds a very different place.
Khadivi was born in Iran and left with her family after the Islamic Revolution. She joins The Daily Circuit to talk about her novel.