Thanks to new friends, refugee’s life is better

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Joseph Kenny
July 9, 2018

Welcome Neighbor STL provides an array of help to Syrians. When Lina Almuallem fled war-torn Syria in 2012 with her husband and three children she knew no English, had no friends and didn’t know how to drive. Now she speaks English well, learned to drive and has a job sewing for a costume company.

St. Louis Review
Welcome Neighbor STL provides an array of help to Syrians
Lina Almuallem brought in a tray of coffee as she talked with Jessica Bueler on the day she was preparing homemade Syrian cuisine in her kitchen in Maplewood on April 22. Photo Credit: Lisa Johnston
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Baba ghanoush, tabouli, yebra and — welcome!Welcome Neighbor STL helps refugees feel at home in St. Louis