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Pushing the Elephant: Together at Last

Clip: Season 12 Episode 16 | 2m 42s

When civil war came to Rose's Congolese village, she was separated from her five-year-old daughter, Nangabire. Rose Mapendo managed to escape with nine of her 10 children and was eventually resettled in Phoenix, Arizona. More than a decade later, mother and daughter are reunited in the U.S. where they must come to terms with the past and build a new future.

Aired: 03/29/11

Rating: TV-PG

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