Video: Teenage refugees from Burma perform a traditional dance for the New Year

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This week's cover story, "A World Away," tells the story of Drucie Bathin, a 46-year-old refugee from Burma who has made it her life's work to help other, newer refugees. She has a soft spot for the teenagers. To help them connect to their heritage, and stay out of trouble, she plays chauffeur and chaperone for a dance group.

Last Sunday, the dancers performed at a Karen New Year's Celebration in Greeley. Check out a sample here.

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Tom
Tom

DrucieBathin is not afraid to support and promote her culture from herheart. We at CEP Films, LLC have found that many refugees throughout America need a voice in their determinationfor a better life. Please visit www.nickelcitysmiler.comto learn more.

 

Thankyou Drucie for your kindness and loving heart,

 

Tom

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Kuang Oo
Kuang Oo

oh , i was one of the dancer,! excited!!  but new year has passed already but i still miss it!!

kissmequick1500
kissmequick1500

this is nice. I like it but wonder if there's a final part?

Verbena Yo 23
Verbena Yo 23

Colorado Ranger Done Dance ....!!! Cheer ...!!!

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