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By Cathy Spaulding
Muskogee Phoenix 

Muskogee couple raising money to assist Myanmar refugees


MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Myanmar native Yuree Lembke recalls seeing the sky through holes in her roof.

"It is not a good condition at all," said Lembke, 27, who spent 17 years in refugee camps along the Myanmar/Thailand border. She and her family, members of Myanmar's Karen ethnic group moved into camps when she was 3.

Lembke and her husband, assistant Bacone Chapel Pastor Eric Lembke, seek to help other refugees in her native country, the Muskogee Phoenix reported.

The two are raising money for a May mission trip to the Ei Tu Hta refugee camp on Myanmar's border with Thailand. Yuree Lembke...

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