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Shen Elena

Shen Elena | Burma

Shen fled from Burma to Thailand in 1999 with her mother and sister after her father was killed. While in Thailand, she lived in a refugee camp for many years until she and her family finally came to Colorado in 2009.  Colorado has been her home and a safer place for her family for 13 years. She now has a family of her own with two sons. She currently works at the Aurora Public Schools Welcome Center as a family liaison for special populations. She is passionate about representing her community and being a good example to the younger generation.