Congolese refugee Justin Semahoro Kimenyerwa thought he was close to bringing his sister and brother's families over to St. Louis. They'd already escaped genocide in the Democratic Republic of Congo and lived as refugees in Kenya. After five years, Kimenyerwa's family was preparing for the final st ... More >>
For nineteen years, Mon Rai, a 29-year-old immigrant in St. Louis, lived under terrible conditions at a refugee camp in Nepal. "It was such a miserable life. We didn't have sufficient food to eat, no sanitation program, no good health services," Rai wrote in an essay last year. "It was like a hell ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, April 18. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Life in Africa during wartime