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Yves Dushime still wears the scarf he received in a shoebox of gifts while living as an 11-year-old refugee in Togo, a sovereign state of Africa. He finds it useful during winters in Buffalo, N.Y., where his family settled in 2008.

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Yves Dushime still wears the scarf he received in a shoebox of gifts while living as an 11-year-old refugee in Togo, a sovereign state of Africa. He finds it useful during winters in Buffalo, N.Y., where his family settled in 2008.



Growing up as a refugee after your family escaped mass slaughter in a war-torn country means being continually uprooted and having no place to call home, says Yves Dushime...

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