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Maggie Bushiri hopes to study pre-law in college and wants eventually to work in immigration.

Long journey leads to graduation

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There aren’t many people at Rosemount High School who know Maggie Bushiri’s story. That’s too bad. It’s a good one.


Bushiri, who will graduate Saturday with the RHS Class of 2014, was born without a home as her family fled civil war in the Congo for a refugee camp in Mozambique. She spent the first nine years of her life moving from one refugee camp to another. From Mozambique to Tanzania, Tanzania to whatever other country would take the family in.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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