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Asylum seekers in Honolulu Marathon run to provide for their families

  • JONATHAN CHEN / JCHEN@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Some of the contenders in Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon are Kasu Bitew Lemeneh, Filmon Ande, Dickson Chumba (pace-setter), Paul Lonyangata, Abayneh Degu, Reuben Kiprop Kerio, Tsegay Weldlibanos and Sintayehu Tilahun Getahun.

    JONATHAN CHEN / JCHEN@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Some of the contenders in Sunday’s Honolulu Marathon are Kasu Bitew Lemeneh, Filmon Ande, Dickson Chumba (pace-setter), Paul Lonyangata, Abayneh Degu, Reuben Kiprop Kerio, Tsegay Weldlibanos and Sintayehu Tilahun Getahun.

  • JONATHAN CHEN / JCHEN@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tsegay Weldlibanos, left, and Filmon Ande posed in Waikiki on Friday.

    JONATHAN CHEN / JCHEN@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Tsegay Weldlibanos, left, and Filmon Ande posed in Waikiki on Friday.

Opportunities to run don’t come often for Filmon Ande and Tsegay Weldlibanos. When they line up at the start line for the 2023 Honolulu Marathon on Sunday, they intend to make the most of this opportunity. Read more

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