Even before leaving Kansas City International Airport on Thursday for their new home, Somali refugees Samra Ilme Hassen (center) and her family had received help in the form of warm clothes from nonprofit Della Lamb. Parents Ilme Hassen Bashir (left) and Naima Dawid probably will find significant support from the local Somali community.
Even before leaving Kansas City International Airport on Thursday for their new home, Somali refugees Samra Ilme Hassen (center) and her family had received help in the form of warm clothes from nonprofit Della Lamb. Parents Ilme Hassen Bashir (left) and Naima Dawid probably will find significant support from the local Somali community. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Even before leaving Kansas City International Airport on Thursday for their new home, Somali refugees Samra Ilme Hassen (center) and her family had received help in the form of warm clothes from nonprofit Della Lamb. Parents Ilme Hassen Bashir (left) and Naima Dawid probably will find significant support from the local Somali community. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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