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Teens simulate refugee plight


    More than 100 students participated Saturday in a Pacific & Asian Affairs Council conference called “Plight Of The Refugee,” including an exercise highlighting challenges refugees face, such as family separation, border crossing and the immigration process. Pictured is Hayden Hawkins, 14, who was instructed to find members of his “family” with eyes closed.

A hundred students took small, tentative steps around the room, their eyes shut and their hands reaching out as a cacophony of voices drowned out the sounds they most wanted to hear. Read more

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