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Bryan House: “Giving refugees hope, and a place to call home”

»»» For the latest on this living memorial to Bryan Guzman GO TO the Bryan House/Emmanuel House MAIN PAGE. —By GREGG CANFIELD, Chicago Tribune, 17 January 2008. Metro West, Sec. 2: 1, 5. Project honors man’s legacy, gives immigrants a boost … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life: Home Ownership in America

No doubt, this will be the strangest review of the classic film and holiday favorite It’s A Wonderful Life you’ll ever read.  I’m focusing on one aspect that’s absolutely central, but usually overlooked.   Not on famed director Frank Capra’s … Continue reading

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With Liberty and Justice for All

Stephanie Lulay’s story below features the Hasan family, one of the “graduates” of Bryan House, an organization founded by Rick and Desiree Guzman and focused on breaking poverty cycles for refugee families.  The Hasan’s were also featured on an NBC news report. … Continue reading

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