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Missouri Business Magazine on Ibrahim Vajzovic

IBRAHIM VAJZOVIC is a refugee residing in the St. Louis area for almost 20 years now. Originally from Bosnia, he and his wife, Fazira, fled to Missouri in 1994 during the Bosnian War. At the time, the Vajzovic’s spoke no [...]

September 11, 2013 Stories

Artist’s wire trees free the mind, shape the future

To find artist Omer Huremovic’s home studio, just listen. [...]

August 3, 2013 Stories

Fazlo, Tops in Goals and Assists in St. Louis, Considers College, World Cup

Bayless senior Fazlo Alihodzic, known simply as Fazlo in St. Louis soccer circles, is deciding between college offers from Drury University andMid-Continent University. [...]

May 8, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Memory, Truth and Reconciliation: The Bosnia Memory Project

The ringing phone started Amir Karadzic awake. It was after 2 a.m., and he fumbled for the phone nervously in the dark, trying not to wake his wife and 5-year-old son, who were sleeping in the living room with him. [...]

March 25, 2013 Stories

Life Prolonged Thanks To Efforts Of Gotsch School Custodians

Three Gotsch Intermediate School employees who went above and beyond the call of duty were recently recognized at a ceremony at the school. [...]

March 8, 2013 Stories

State by State: Bosnian Community in St. Louis

State by State is a book published in 2009, and written by 50 different authors about 50 different US states. Missouri is covered by Jacki Lyden and it largely revolves around St. Louis and its Bosnian community through writers conversation [...]

January 8, 2013 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Concentration camp Trnopolje gallery by Azra Blazevic

The Fontbonne University on its website published photographs that were taken in Trnopolje by Azra Blažević, a former resident of Prijedor who was interned in Trnopolje and who now lives in St. Louis. The photographs were smuggled out of Trnopolje and [...]

December 29, 2012 Stories, Uncategorized

Making it in America – Dijana Groth

Recognizing the need for the peoples of the fractured former Yugoslavia to center on their strengths and a united community and to leave the poison of division behind, in 1997 Dijana Groth created PLIMA, a bimonthly native-language magazine. With an [...]

December 20, 2012 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Stories from Before – Lela Jasarevic

Today we are sharing second story from the book called “Stories from Before – The New Voices of Immigrants in St. Louis“. Book itself is a collection of more than 40 stories, that recount tales both dramatic and mundane of [...]

October 9, 2012 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Stories from Before – Fehima Kurtic

Today we are sharing with you a story from the book called “Stories from Before – The New Voices of Immigrants in St. Louis“. Book itself is a collection of more than 40 stories, that recount tales both dramatic and [...]

October 9, 2012 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories