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Praise, protests in Boston greet Rwandan president

Angelique Gasaro said she flew to Boston from her home in Naples, Fla., this weekend to attend Rwanda Day, eager to hear a keynote speech by the nation’s president, whom she credits with turning around her homeland, economically and emotionally, since the 1994 genocide that slaughtered nearly a million people.

Though she has lived comfortably in America for nearly 20 years, she is now thinking of returning to Rwanda with her identical twin sister, and reviving 20 acres of her family’s farmland that was abandoned when the tribal conflict erupted.

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