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posted on November 30, 2016

Texas Monthly’s Katy Vine profiles refugee families in Amarillo, Texas, which takes in more refugees per capita than anywhere else in the state. Vine also follows Evelyn Lyles, a volunteer and committed Baptist, who guides the families as they resettle. Of Lyles, Vine writes, “She isn’t particularly interested in news headlines or political hand-wringing about refugees. Her calling is local and personal, a commitment to the biblical mandate to welcome the stranger, to look out from her front porch and see a neighborhood that goes deep and wide.”

Read at Texas Monthly