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‘My life is an example of what can happen when people are willing to give you a chance’

After being overwhelmingly re-elected to Congress, Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is looking ahead to “a process to heal the divides in our country.” She recalls her own journey: “I was uprooted from my home country at the age of 8 because of violence and divisions, because of what happens when people don’t see each other as neighbors, as friends, and as family and turn on one another.”

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