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Review of Pushing the Elephant

Mae McKenzie


I found the documentary Pushing the Elephant to be one of the most profound and touching documentaries I have watched throughout my college career. Its message about the power of forgiveness and one’s ability to put the good of others before her own safety brought tears to my eyes as I found myself cheering for freedom and peace for the people of Congo.


refugees; resettlement; America

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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