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Burkina Faso Refugee Dancers USAGM

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Malian refugees Amiri Ag Abdoulaye and Mohammed Ould Najim met in a Burkina Faso refugee camp after spending much of their youth fleeing Islamist violence and struggling with trauma – until they found dance. The young men joined a program founded by an internationally acclaimed Burkinabè dancer that trains marginalized youth as a tool for reconciliation and healing.