International Supermodel Revisits Refugee Past
Filed by KOSU News in US News.
August 3, 2011
Alek Wek is among 60 refugees sharing personal stories on the 60th anniversary of the 1951 U.N. Refugee Convention. She says stigma should never be attached to the term “refugee,” and shares her struggles, triumphs and advocacy work with host Michel Martin. The United Nations’ Larry Yungk also discusses the intent of this week’s “First Refugee Congress.” [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]