Before Justine and Faith Kiprotich ever set foot on Michigan State’s campus, before they racked up thousands of miles as distance runners, they had to get to the United States. The siblings, born in Kenya, lived there for roughly the first decade of their lives. They immigrated to the U.S. as preteens, alongside their mother, Grace Cherono. They were able to make the move after repeated attempts at applying for a green card.
Source: Detroit Free Press