Barbara Gaught stands outside the home she's now renting in Billings, Mont., with her 5-year-old son, Blazen, and their dog, Arie. Gaught and her family were evicted from the mobile home they had owned outright and lived in for 16 years because they fell behind on 'lot rent' for the little plot of land under the mobile home.
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Najat Hamza had been living in the U.S. for almost two decades after fleeing Ethiopia's regional state of Oromia when she was young, she told StoryCorps in 2017. "My heart will always belong to Oromia," she said.
Pro-democracy activist Lee Cheuk-yan, center, arrives at a court in Hong Kong Friday. Seven of Hong Kong's leading pro-democracy advocates, including Lee, and pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai, were sentenced Friday for organizing a march during the 2019 anti-government protests.