From Burma to North Carolina: How a student in the 8888 Uprising built a life in Chapel Hill
At 18, Ye Tun had joined thousands of other students fighting the one-party socialist government in Burma in 1988. He did not return home for 24 years.
Girls, united as refugees, face challenges by climbing over them
Cing Sung, Cing Kim and Cing Lun are refugees from Myanmar now living near Seattle with their families. They participate in a new rock climbing program organized by the International Rescue Committee, which is supported by The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.