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The long-awaited story of Bill’s sister Neema

Since we began this series last summer, many of you have written to ask about Bill's sister Neema, who wasn't with her family when they came to the US two and a half years ago.

Since we began this series last summer, many of you have written to ask about Bill's sister Neema, who wasn't with her family when they came to the US two and a half years ago.

The last month of blog posts have documented my journey to Tanzania to meet her and her son in an effort get to know their lives and legal situation in Dar es Salaam, and to establish trust.Now, here online and in this week's new Christian Science Monitor weekly magazine, read the story of Neema's own journey, and see a slideshow of her daily life, at right.African travel for this project was funded in part by a grant from The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

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