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ABILENIANS CELEBRATE REFUGEES

By LORETTA FULTON In the fall of 2003, the International Rescue Committee annouced that it would open a satellite office of the Dallas office in Abilene. By January 2004, the first of many to come had arrived in Abilene. On Jan. 24, Abilenians joined refugees and IRC staff and volunteers to celebrate their 15-year partnership. Abilene has been enriched and

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CHURCHES WELCOME REFUGEES

The International Rescue Committee will celebrate 15 years in Abilene with a gathering from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the IRC office, 3305 North Third St., Suite 320. The public is invited to come for refreshments and to meet some of the refugees. For full details, read Loretta Fulton’s article from the Abilene Reporter-News. https://www.reporternews.com/story/life/faith/2019/01/18/international-rescue-committee-assists-refugees-making-abilene-home/2585425002/   Refugees worship at

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