The Common Thread

 
 

The Common Thread

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  Authored By: Kathleen Vail, Date Published: 8/19/2008, Product#: 268651
Socks. The Somali children needed socks -- and coats, hats, mittens, scarves, and boots, too. Refugees from the arid African plains, the sandal-clad children and their parents were not prepared for the bone-chilling winters in their new home in Lewiston, Maine. Lewiston City Schools were not prepared for the Somalis, either.