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WXXI Radio Covers Rochester's Burmese Refugees

WXXI's Carlet Cleare is producing a three part series on the unique experience of Burmese refugees in Rochester, NY.

She produced an extended interview with Nay Thorn. He came to Rochester a year ago and now works as a Burmese interpreter for the Catholic Family Center. He talks about the changes in his life and what it was like living in a refugee camp.

WXXI radio also features the story of Rochester's Burmese refugees.

 

Blog for Bhutanese Student Refugee Experience

This new Blog by New York City Brooklyn International High School ESL teacher Erin Collins provides information for teachers and counselors about why Bhutanese refugee students left Nepal and what their schools in Nepal are like.