Welcoming a Family from Burma
In July 2013, River Corner had the privilege of welcoming a refugee family from Burma to Lancaster, PA. After staying at the home of Amos and Joanne Warfel for almost two weeks, they moved into an apartment in Lancaster. The family includes Sung Lan, Mary Myint and their two children Van Puong and Mak da lin. They are gradually learning more English words and getting acclimated to American culture. The children are learning the language and it’s not unusual to hear them singing the ABC song or “Old MacDonald had a farm!” Recently we collected warm clothes for their first winter here and the transportation of Sung Lan to his work at the compost farm is shared by many of us. In the fall of 2014, Sung received his driver’s license and we helped them purchase their first car. In January of 2015, we celebrated a “graduation” party with Sung & Mary for the many achievements they accomplished during the first year and a half of living in America.