Augustin Ntabaganyimana and Jason Crislip
Recorded May 6, 2019 Archived May 6, 2019 40:15 minutes
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DescriptionJason Crislip (42) interviews his friend, Augustin Ntabaganyiama (39), about his life in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, being a refugee in the United States, his road to becoming a State Refugee Coordinator, and the people who helped him along the way.
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AN on the happiest moment in his life, the birth of his son.
AN describes the saddest moment in his life, seeing relatives being killed during genocide in Rwanda.
AN talks about several people who were kind to him, throughout his journey in the US and Rwanda.
AN shares lessons he learned in life about the importance of reaction to events.
AN describes fond early childhood memories with his brother.
AN describes feeling alone in a jail in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
AN reflects on the people who have helped him and how he wants to do the same for others.
AN describes coming the US for the first time.
AN describes learning that people can want to help others, and wanting to do the same for others.
AN recalls getting into his line of work as a State Refugee Coordinator.
AN remembers wanting to follow his brother's footsteps as a principal, but that with the war, life became about survival.