With 10 kids, immigrant family eager for chance at larger Iowa home

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Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014 12:00 am

IOWA CITY (AP) — The war is long behind them, as are their days living in forests and refugee campus, but life for Abdineko Mausa and Andjela Uredi's family of 12 remains a difficult one.

For nearly two years the Congolese family — with 10 children ranging in age from 21 years to 2 months — have lived elbow to elbow in a tiny Johnson County apartment.

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