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'I Learned How People Struggle'

Listen to Terri Somerville's story about making a difference


— Chris Usher

Terri Somerville, 66
Charlotte, N.C.
Family services, Catholic Social Services, Diocese of Charlotte


Miki Baker

While the battle over immigration rages, people's lives are caught in the crossfire. Somerville decided to take a very personal step by welcoming a refugee family from Liberia, La., into her community. The friendship that ensued helped Terri understand how different we are — and how we are the same. … Back to Article

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