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The Somalis are settling in Maine at a rapid rate, prompting some to say, Stop

Samsam Mohamed just wants a good place to raise her family. It was what she prayed for when she and her husband Hussein fled war-scarred Somalia in 1991; what she dreamed of a decade ago, when they left a crowded refugee camp in Kenya to immigrate to the U.S.; and what she thought she had found when they settled in a five-bedroom house in the Atlanta suburb of Stone Mountain, Ga. Then, in the fall of 2000, when Mohamed, 39, broke her leg and was unable to work and help pay the rent, the family's security seemed at risk again. A...

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