Burmese refugee Simon Khin was presented with the Spirit of Liberty Award. The award is given annually to a naturalized citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the United States, while maintaining his or her ethnic heritage. Congressman Jim McDermott presented Khin the award in front of a large crowd at the Fourth of July […]
It is a warm and bright afternoon. Burmese refugees gather at the Kent Covenant Church and wait for the Sunday service to start. They come to the church every week, hoping they can go back to Burma someday.