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Refugees share their stories with Winnipeggers at The Forks

On March 14, CBC News set the scene for a casual meet and greet between three refugees and Manitobans at The Forks.

Warda Ahmed, Yahya Samatar, Kobra Rahim share challenges they faced getting to Canada

On March 14, CBC News hosted a casual meet and greet that saw Winnipeggers paired up with three refugees at The Forks.

Warda Ahmed and Yahya Samatar from Somalia, and Kobra Rahim from Iraq, sat at a couch near the food court at different points in the day, inviting passersby to sit down and chat with them.

All three shared stories of trial and tribulation, the challenges they faced and the lengths they went to in order to make it to Manitoba.

Listen to their stories here: