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Irma Ciber – The Beauty of Courage

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Irma Ciber – The Beauty of Courage

Sarajevo native overcomes childhood losses, hardships to become strong, successful mother in Fargo Moorhead – When Irma Ciber and her family lived in Sarajevo, all they wanted was a normal day. “I remember my mother saying, ‘Maybe you can go to school today. Maybe they won’t shell us today.’ ” But more often than not in 1992, in the midst of the Bosnian war, that wasn’t the case. Many days, 9-year-old Irma would set off on her 5-mile walk to school only to find herself, moments later, face down on the ground taking cover from the bombs. By the end of that year,...

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