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By Jake Heffner
For the Beacon 

Book shines light on refugee families in Pacific Northwest

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Last updated 6/20/2021 at 9:02pm

Karisa Keasey

Karisa Keasey advocates for those caught in the current refugee crisis.

Seattle writer Karisa Keasey's first book, "When You Can't Go Home: Portraits of Refugees in the Pacific Northwest," describes – in words and original paintings – the hardships refugees can face when leaving their home countries.

She focuses on the journeys to America of 10 families from their homes across the globe.

"I've had these amazing opportunities to just let the stories and the participants speak for themselves," she said.

Keasey is an advocate for those caught in the current refugee crisis.

"We are in the largest refugee crisis, larger than World War II. If you need help, co...

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