Refugees share their stories with Winnipeggers 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.
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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.