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Pyo Nwe close up

Pyo Nwe is a Karen refugee from Karen and currently lives in Logan, Utah.

Pyo Nwe

Interviewed: May 18, 2015

Interviewer: Bethany Hanks

Pyo Nwe (pronounced "Pyo Noy") is a 37-year-old wife and mother of five children. In 1997, at the age of sixteen, she went to the Mae La Refugee camp. She met her husband and had four of her five children in the camp. In 2008, she and her family left the refugee camp and went to Salt Lake City, Utah. They currently live in Logan, Utah, and her husband works at JBS.