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Farmington Resident Truly Paw will travel to Washington, D.C. this weekend to talk about the needs of refugees. Photo submitted.

Speaking on behalf of refugees

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Truly Paw knows what it's like to leave behind everything you know in search of a better life. She's done it twice.

Paw was 15 years old when her family fled persecution in Myanmar and settled in a refugee camp in Thailand. It was an improvement, but it was still a difficult life. Paw got an education, but living conditions were poor and freedom was limited.


"They keep us just like an animal," Paw said. "We can't go out anywhere but the camp.

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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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