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In Connecticut, an after-school arts program has partnered with a local resettlement agency to create a special violin class for young refugees. (Ryan Caron King/WNPR)
In Connecticut, an after-school arts program has partnered with a local resettlement agency to create a special violin class for young refugees. (Ryan Caron King/WNPR)
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The U.S. took in more than 96,000 refugees last year, and many were children. Some of those children are finishing their first year in American schools.

Diane Orson from Here & Now contributor WNPR reports on an after-school arts program that's partnered with a local resettlement agency to create a special violin class for some of the 270 young refugees living in New Haven, Connecticut.

This segment aired on June 23, 2017.

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