Two sisters on life post-genocide | When we listen

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After fleeing genocide in Rwanda, Clemantine and her sister Claire have a shared history of rebuilding, as they adapted to life in the U.S. Clemantine remembers her first days in her new school, and Claire talks about the sense of responsibility she feels to those who look up to her as an “auntie” figure.

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Facilitated by: Mitra Bonshahi
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