Tigon Abalos of Fresno with children in Afghanistan while she was serving in the U.S. Army.
Tigon Abalos of Fresno with children in Afghanistan while she was serving in the U.S. Army. Special to The Bee
Tigon Abalos of Fresno with children in Afghanistan while she was serving in the U.S. Army. Special to The Bee

From refugee to Army veteran, Fresno woman now saving smiles

November 23, 2016 02:00 PM

About Carmen George

Carmen George

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Carmen George is a Bee features writer. Born in the Valley and raised in the Sierra foothills, she has always cared about this place and its people. She believes in the power of your stories.

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