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Coming home: For art teacher, there’s no place like home

Coming home: For art teacher, there’s no place like home

by Gloria Zhang and Arely Sun

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Winged Post

Upper school art teacher Jaap Bongers and his wife, Orebotse “Ou” Bongers, fumbles with a gray stuffed bunny, as they tried—unsuccessfully—to make their baby Melissa smile. They came a long way, finally reunited as family, after a lengthy process with immigration. Various waves of immigration...

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