comprehend hunger through imagery

“The Town That Loves Refugees” : A small American town, Asian freedom fighters, Somali ‘slaves’ and survivors of the ‘killing fields’


On the Horn of Africa, summer temperatures routinely top 40 degrees centigrade. In Utica there are also often 40-degree readings — but this time it is 40 degrees below freezing during the harsh regional winters. Since their arrival in America, the Somali Bantu have tackled all of the cultural problems reasonably successfully, but in the depths of what is the first winter for some of them, it is still the weather that can be overwhelming.



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