Tragic House Fire Takes Life of Former RAGBRAI Dream Teamer

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It is with great sadness to report that the Dream Team lost one of their former members in a tragic house fire this week.  Nyakouth Choul, 17, was found by firefighters inside a home in Boone.  Chuol transferred from East High School in Des Moines to Future’s Alternative High School in Boone in March.  Nyakouth last rode with the Dream Team in 2011.

She will be missed by her Dream Team teammates and mentors.  Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

MEMORIAL FUND

A memorial fund  has been established to help pay for funeral expenses. Money gathered will also help buy new clothes and personal items for the other woman who lived in the house and lost her belongings. She will relocate to a house in Ames. Money can be sent to Youth & Shelter Services, 420 Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50014.

Click to read a full story in the Des Moines Register

 

 

 

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