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Memphis high school placekicker's journey from war-ravaged Congo to college reflects a profile in courage

When he takes the time to think about it, Ntirenganyi Karamba never would have imagined that all this would be happening to him.
Terrific things, such as being a member of a state championship football team or learning a new language. Or things most take for granted, such as graduating high school.
But whether it’s the big things or the small ones, Karamba’s journey from his war-torn home country — where he was witness to the most horrible of tragedies — to Memphis and beyond is, to borrow from John F. Kennedy, a profile in courage