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  • Catholic Charities explains how Welcome Corps aims to expand refugee resettlement services

    01/21/2023 5:53:16 AM PST · by LouAvul · 12 replies
    A new program is working to help expand resettlement services for refugees across the country. People with catholic charities said this program aims to expand refugee settlement capacity, which Cecilia Lun-Ngaihte said is vital to rebuilding their lives. “We fled from our country like in 2007," Lun-Ngaihte said. Lun-Ngaihte is a refugee from Burma. She's among the thousands of refugees who have been forced to flee their country of origin. “Religious persecution, that’s why we fled from our country," Lun-Ngaihte said. She arrived to the U.S. in September 2009. She said she will never forget the freedom she felt when...
  • Madonna's brother living on street

    10/23/2011 9:50:53 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 126 replies
    QMI Agency ^ | October 23, 2011
    Madonna's older brother is homeless, living under a bridge in remote northern Michigan. Anthony Ciccone, 55, told the Michigan Messenger newspaper that he lost his job more than a year ago at his father Silvio's winery near Traverse City, a resort community of 14,000 on upper Lake Michigan, about 215 kilometers south of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Ciccone says he has been living on the street ever since. "My family turned their back on me, basically, when I was having a hard time," Ciccone told the Messenger. "You think I haven't answered this kind of question a bazillion times —...