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Patrick Braford

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What refugees and immigrants can bring to our communities

By: - October 16, 2018

When my wife and I started attending Tabernacle Baptist Church in Richmond, we were impressed by the diverse congregation. Nearly a third of our members are refugees. I become friends with a Burmese refugee named Biak Tling, an experienced carpenter in his home country whose first job in Richmond was in a commercial kitchen. We were […]