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School Bus: Devi Gurung and Amina Olow

school bus: On the landing outside an apartment decorated with Buddhist prayer flags, she watched as a school bus turned down the block and the niece she had not seen in four years, hopped to the curb, according to Metro News. I am lucky, said Gurung, reunited with her sister's family just a few days earlier after spending more than half her life in a refugee camp. Only the teacher, Devi Gurung, was rewarded for her patience. The next morning, Amina Olow smiled, too, but faintly, as she recalled the daughters she has not seen in nearly a decade. She's heard nothing since. Then she unfolded a letter from U.S. immigration officials, dated more than a year ago, that seemed to promise the two girls would join her soon. ( As reported in the news.