|In Person: Director Tracy Christian.|
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|In the heart of Nairobi, where abandoned children wander the streets with no relief from the grim realities of poverty, hope for the future is dim. To counter this hopelessness, renowned Kenyan actress Anne Wanjugu gets them involved int he healing power of theater which helps to restore the children’s spirit. When an unexpected event puts their resilience to the test, it’s up to the children to draw on their strength, and glean lessons of faith, family, and the rising of the spirit without their mentor.Street Journeys is the inspiring story of Anne Wanjugu and the former street children who reside at her home Shangilia Mtoto Wa Africa (Rejoice, Child of Africa) and culminates in a triumphant journey from the makeshift stage of a small Nairobi church to the bright lights of Broadway.|
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