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Photo provided by the author. A story of survival. Have you ever had so much fun and thought that nothing can ruin it? Can you remember back to your childhood when you were just living in the moment not worrying about the future because of you were surrounded by loving parents and siblings and somehow ... Read more
Where do you come from? What’s life like for a refugee like you to be forced to flee your home country due to a war? These are some of the few questions many people have asked me. To be honest, these questions should be easy enough for me to explain or provide an answer to ... Read more
Assala, Ethiopia, is the place I was born. I came from a village, a village where hard work contributes to all aspects of life, even the smallest thing. Children in a poverty-stricken village in Ethiopia, had limited access to education. It took miles to reach school. Being able to receive a great education in my ... Read more
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Refugees make America better. In America, there are millions of refugees from all over the world and they really appreciate the opportunities and the new life they all got upon arrival in the United States. Refugees have brought their beautiful cultures, values, and spirituals to America and as well integrated with the American people ... Read more