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Meet Amir Samadyar - 2012 Newcomers Bursary Winner

Meet Amir Samadyar - 2012 Newcomers Bursary Winner

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My Name is Amir Samadyar. When I was a boy, my parents left everything and everyone behind in order to start a new life. Beginning a new life was not easy and it did not happen quickly; it was a 15 year process. My ethnicity is complex. My parents are Afghan, but I was born and grew up in Iran....


Meet Amina Ibrahim - 2012 Newcomers Bursary Winner

Meet Amina Ibrahim - 2012 Newcomers Bursary Winner

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My Name is Amina Ibrahim. I am from Somalia. I have lived in Canada since February 2008. I live with my mom and five siblings. My family escaped from war in Somali in 1986, and then my family immigrated to Malwi and lived in a refugee camp. We lost our dad in 2001. My family applied to come...