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Mini-documentary of Leonard Bagalwa's refugee story - "This is My Story"

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Mini-documentary of Leonard Bagalwa's story of seeking refuge. His journey from being kidnapped in the Congo to finding a safe place to integrate and contribute to his new community in Utah.


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