Wellstone students help change the immigrant narrative

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aksun and tsion squareArticle Published by MinnPost, Written by Erin Henricks
February 10, 2016

Tsion and Aksum Woldeyes, 17-year-old Ethiopian twins who attend Wellstone International School, a public school in Minneapolis, have exhibited more resiliency and cross-cultural awareness than most kids their age. Prompted by an ongoing civil war in Ethiopia, their family of 11 began making the journey to Minnesota years ago. The girls arrived in 2012, living with their dad for three years before their mother was able to join them, siblings in tow. Only the two eldest boys still live in Ethiopia.

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