As Odette counts the hours until the New Year she relives her journey from a home she was forced to flee in Rwanda as a fourteen-year-old girl. She has been through four countries, and survived unbelievable hardship, to reach a new country and a new life…
** This story is based on the true-life experiences of a refugee who was forced to flee Rwanda in 1994.
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This story is also available in Afrikaans: ’n Stofspoor