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It’s been 10 years since Nene Rwenyaguza last saw his wife and children, but he’s not complaining. He’d thought they’d died after they fled their Congolese village, but three years ago, he learned they were alive. He’s been waiting for them to arrive in Columbia, Missouri, ever since.

Now, that day is almost here and to help him prepare for their arrival, hundreds of Columbians have given him everything he needs — from furniture to a computer — for his family of four children, including one child his wife adopted before she’d learned Rwenyaguza was alive.

Read the story here: “A Community Comes Together.”

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