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Rochester helps refugees end extreme hardships (access required)

Obaida Omar has seen things. Horrific things that most of us have only read about or watched on TV. She has seen family members stolen from their homes. She has seen hunger and fear, bigotry, hatred and death. And she has seen hope and kindness in the faces of strangers. Omar is a refugee. “I was born in ...

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