refugee

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A first-person account of the author’s time spent volunteering with a group of Burmese activists in Thailand, who turn out to be not Korean but in fact Karen, members of Burma’s persecuted ethnic minority. In the course of her time there, they show her videos of their risky forays across the border, and she shows them MySpace.

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Refugees arriving in the U.S. after receiving asylum face challenges that have led some to return to their war-torn homelands.