Mukti Raj Gurung’s last memory of his childhood home in Bhutan is a field of rice, ready to be picked. But his family never got to reap the harvest. When he was 14, their ancestral farm — with its rice and corn fields, vegetables, cattle, horses and dogs — was confiscated under a government policy
(CBS News) Talk about a tough act to follow. As the daughter of music mogul Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton, Rashida Jones has had to prove that she's a talent in her in right. Which she has - and then some. Lee Cowan paid her a visit:
TWENTY-FOUR days after he arrived in the United States, Mamadou Fadja Diallo, 13, showed up for summer school in Manhattan looking wary and confused. The building itself was disorienting: big and imposing, with polished floors, nothing like his school back home in Guinea. He was surrounded by students from all over the world. He could not understand a word anyone was saying.
New lives, new roots
August 22, 2012 By
Puspa Lal Regmi, a Bhutanese refugee resettled in Boise, Idaho, works in an IRC-supported community garden.
Guest contributor Carrie Ross Welch is senior vice president of external relations for the International Rescue Committee. The IRC responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.