This story comes from a new partnership between Rhode Island Public Radio and Now Here This, an audio storytelling group at Brown University. On the last Friday of every month, we’ll bring you a new story.
Today we meet a woman who came from Botswana to attend Brown University. But she encountered a problem: almost no one in the U.S. can pronounce her name. Mitchell Johnson from Now Here This produced the story.
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