Livija Mujkanovic immigrated to the U.S. from Bosnia at 19. She arrived in Vermont with her family, speaking no English. During her first year here, she worked two jobs—one as a housekeeper and one at Burger King. At home in Bosnia, she had been a student in law school.
For a group of intrepid students and volunteers in Rutland County, summer means days spent in a field in West Haven, sifting through clay-like soil. They are assisting on an archaeological dig at the Galick Farm site, which lies within the Helen W. Buckner Preserve at Bald Mountain.
MIDDLEBURY — Christina Frost of Middlebury acknowledges she could have followed a more conventional blueprint for her life. But an early pregnancy and the desire to escape a household rife with substance abuse sent her on a circuitous path that, at age 27, is finally leading her to a happy, healthy family of her own; […]