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Story Publication logo September 12, 2007

From Nowhere to Somewhere

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During the 14-year civil war that tore apart Liberia, children were taken from their homes and sent...

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Junior Tucker, whose brothers Isaiah and Kenje, live in Staten Island, had tears come into his eyes when he talked about their difficult lives in the States. Kenje, his younger brother, is currently in jail. He wants his brothers to go from "nowhere to somewhere," he said, unlike the 22 Liberian men recently deported from the United States back to Monrovia for various crimes.

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