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Flossmoor church helps Syrian refugee family settle in Chicago

  The Mahbani family in their new home. The refugee
  family from Syria arrived in the U.S. on Nov. 9. A
  group from Flossmoor Community Church is
  co-sponsoring the family, providing informal
  support to help them feel welcome and become
  self-reliant.
(Provided photo)
 

He's 3, and he gets quite animated when he shows Denise Morris images of Spiderman. 

She doesn't understand a word he says ― he's speaking in Arabic ― but she recognizes the enthusiasm for superheroes that is common . . .

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Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

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