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“Remarkable Refugee” from Iowa PBS, 2007

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Courtesy of Iowa PBS, “Remarkable Refugee,” Living in Iowa, Iowa PBS, 2007


Clementine Msengi, a refugee from Rwanda who survived a war that killed nearly one million people in her country including most of her family, is featured in this Iowa PBS video.

Source-Dependent Questions

  • Clementine Msengi was told to get a job in a meatpacking plant when she came to Iowa, but didn’t. What did she do instead and why did she make this choice?
  • What is Bright Move Network and why was it started?

Citation Information

“Remarkable Refugee,” Living in Iowa, Iowa PBS, 2007. Courtesy of Iowa PBS