Jerry Gezaw and Assumpta Muhimpundu met not too long ago at Marc Garneau Collegiate in Thorncliffe Park and now they finish each other's sentences, go to movies together and share secrets.
When they aren't helping each other forget the wars they grew up with, that is...
At Marc Garneau, they and five other kids, from Afghanistan and the Philippines, became a team helping each other adjust to Canada. "We watch movies, play volleyball and scream around," says Muhimpundu, who arrived here three years ago.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Thorncliffe teens united by war-torn past
Monday's Toronto Star had a great article - here - about Thorncliffe teens that are helping each other overcome the wars they have experienced back in their home countries: