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7Everyday Hero Yumino Kimura helps teach English for Goodwill Denver's Newcomer Program
Kimura came to Colorado from Japan in 1970. Back then, she didn't know a word of English. Today, she helps teach English to other newcomers.
Kimura volunteers for the Goodwill of Denver Newcomer Program. It helps refugees and other foreign students learn English.
And Kimura helps ease their transition into this country with a gently, guiding presence.
"She's so passionate and enthusiastic. She's so committed," added Kallenberg.
"She was always there to help you. When you don't speak English, she makes it easier for you to understand," said former student Nadia Irafasha.
"When I hear the words 'thank you,' I feel so great, very happy," said Kimura.
To learn more about Goodwill Denver go to www.goodwilldenver.org
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