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Fall Convocation Stories: Refugee Siblings Triumph with Biochemistry Degrees

It’s rare for an older sister to walk across the stage to accept her undergraduate degree alongside her brother.

And study the same subject and get the same degree.

Then get the same full-time job upon graduating to save money and prepare for the future.

Hoping to become doctors one day.

For Esther Munezero and Elysee Iraganje, who have completed Bachelor of Science degrees in biochemistry at Carleton University, the path to donning Convocation gowns has been full of challenges.

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