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Refugees Who Fled From War-Torn Countries Get Helping Hand In Colorado

March 19, 2018

DENVER (CBS4) – Volunteers and organizers came together over the weekend to help Colorado refugees in need. It’s the third year the Denver Health Foundation has put on this event.

“I’m so happy, I can’t explain it, how much I’m happy,” said 15-year-old Elysee Chirez.

“I get many things like backpack, pants, shoes, a jacket and stuff for school,” she said.

For Elysee and her family, this event is like nothing they have ever experienced. They are refugees from war-torn countries in Africa. There they were fighting for their lives, now in America Elysee can fight for her dreams.

“Actually I want to be a doctor,” she said.

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