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REFUGEES

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RETURNEES

  During the war, people left their homes and fled to a safer area.  Refugees came from Bosnia seeking safety.  After the war, many returnees came back to find their homes completely destroyed.
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Where does one begin?
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Mara searches though her home, hoping to find her sewing machine.
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We stopped our van and prayed that we would have enough so that everyone would receive something.
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Food and supplies were delivered every month.
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A few curtains, some duct tape ....
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Aneca's kitchen & bedroom.
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Many stoves and other household needs were provided.
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We purchased goats and live chickens, hoping that this would help the people to begin settling in.
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People were in need of everything.  We put on many roofs, purchased stoves,  distributed clothes and blankets.  We always provided food.
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A bulky load but so useful!
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Nora, a volunteer, helps in distributing clothes and households.
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Many people from Ireland and England sent over lorries of supplies.
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Nora, Mary and Sr. Muriel taking time out for a break.