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Amelia Brett Feature Place story Quick Reads

Refugees from Myanmar’s Chin State gather to worship in Bowling Green

By Amelia Brett

Long, colorful skirts skimmed the floor as women from Myanmar entered the church room with friends and families. A Chin language, “Hakha,” filled the pages of Bibles and hymn books and could be heard from rows of seats.

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Amelia Brett Feature Long Reads

Diversity born from civil war: refugees from Myanmar in Bowling Green

By Amelia Brett

Lam Nu, 26, serves a plate of warm honey chicken on a chilly Wednesday afternoon as customers wander into Yangon Bistro on Morgantown Road. Nu takes a quick break and eases herself into a chair as she recalls her experiences before and after arriving in Bowling Green.