Storytelling changes the perception of the foreigner

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“Storytelling can bring understanding and healing.”

As a foreign national moving to South Africa, Pastor Stephen Mzee has not had the easiest life. But he knows the power of storytelling in shaping perceptions of “the other.” He shared his story with his congregation and saw profound results through the What’s Your Story? process.

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