African refugees build community in Columbia

Niyonzima Etienne plays with his younger siblings, Esiron, right, and Jeanine. "If you are brothers, you have to help each other," Etienne said. "When someone needs something, you do (it) for them. . . . I help them because that's what brothers are for. Brotherhood is to help each other."

Niyonzima Etienne's family, which includes his father and six siblings, is part of a growing African community in Columbia's First Ward. In Columbia, the refugees have found a support network that has helped them accomplish their goals. In turn, their new friends have learned more about the meaning of community. 

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