Congratulations to local Luma Mufleh!

Clarkston resident is CNN Hero of the Year finalist.

luma2Luma Mufleh helps young war refugees adapt to American life through her specially-tailored education and soccer program.

Acclimating to a new neighborhood is hard for anyone. Luma Mufleh spends her days helping refugees, especially the school age children, adjust to their new homes, schools, communities and culture. She expanded a soccer program into an entire academy with specialized curriculum and services for refugee families and children. She is addressing obstacles head on, language barriers, discrimination and accessing available services.

fugees“CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” airs live on CNN and CNNgo Sunday, December 11 at 8 p.m. ET
To read more about 2016 CNN Heroes and VOTE for Luma, click here.

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Posted by:  Kate Furukawa

An East Atlanta resident of 12 years, and quite familiar with and active in many intown neighborhoods, Kate lives with her husband Dave and son William. Let's find your new home!

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