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Naresh Subba, from Bhutan, holds a jack fruit that he sells in his store, Family Groceries on North Main Street in Akron. Subba, with his two brothers, owns the four-year-old store which is is one of the oldest among a dozen or so grocery and other shops that immigrants have opened up in recent years in the North Hill area. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Tessa Reeves (right), co-founder and co-owner of Neighbors Apparel, and Kaser Paw prepare finished goods for sale on April 3, 2015, in Akron. The company hires refugees from the North Hill area and produces Ohio-themed clothing. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)