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Dedicated TSOS team members work hard to collect refugees’ stories and to advocate on their behalf. Learn more here about the work, the people and what moves us! Our team is always at hand to inform, present or answer your questions.

Press Release

Their Story is Our Story (TSOS) today announced the launch of the Global Refugee Archive, a database of refugee stories from around the world. The archive is housed at Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library ScholarsArchive and is available to the public, academic researchers, and humanitarians alike.

October 18, 2021

Education

An amazing true story following the journey of Tanitoluwa Adewumiand and his family as they resettle in the United States from Nigeria. My Name is Tani… and I Believe in Miracles: the Amazing True Story of One Boy’s Journey From Refugee to Chess Champion has three editions. Read more to learn about which book is just right for your family!

October 13, 2021

A perfect book for high schoolers or adults looking for an uplifting story of how hard work and grit pay off. Dive into this story of Yusra Mardini's journey from Syria to Germany to the Olympics.

September 30, 2021

A beautifully illustrated graphic novel sharing the story of Omar and his brother as they find friendship, love, family, and hope.

September 30, 2021

Education

A story of friendship, bravery, and speaking up. Follow along with Ahmet, a Syrian refugee, and his new friends.

September 30, 2021

Education

When Jessie Came Across the Sea recounts the story of Jessie, a young teen from eastern Europe who was given the opportunity by her rabbi to travel to America and start a new life there.

September 27, 2021

A Different Pond is author Bao Phi's dedication to his childhood and the part his parents played in seeking safety and providing for their family of eight.

September 27, 2021

Call to Action

Over the last year we have developed close relationships built on mutual trust with many of the families we help. We know their names, their personal stories, and individual needs. We are fully aware that our donations are only a temporary band aid for a larger problem. A bag of groceries only goes so far, and they will be back the following Saturday for more. Sometimes, though, we can make a bigger impact in someone’s life.

September 17, 2021

Selfies with friends. Shurooq and Sasha enjoy shopping together.

September 14, 2021

Education

Suzanne Kaufman’s colorful illustrations are a delightful pair to Alaxandra Penfold’s narrative stating “all are welcome here,” no matter one's appearance or background.

September 2, 2021
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