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Lori Lucchetti (left) and Ahlam Mahmood are the co-founders of Building Peaceful Bridges. Photo Submitted
Nora Crumley, Editorial Intern
1:32 pm CDT October 8, 2019

Extending a helping hand to refugees is the goal of Building Peaceful Bridges, a community-based nonprofit organization founded by local residents Ahlam Mahmood and Lori Lucchetti. The organization helps refugees adjust to life in the United States after leaving violent situations in their home countries.