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Ghazal wishes she could go to school, but now spends her time staying fit and sharing the one bicycle with the other kids in her camp.

Writing, Photography by Elizabeth Thayer
Ghazal Full Cropped
Ghazal Full
©2017 Elizabeth Thayer / TSOS

Writing & Painting by Elizabeth Thayer

Born in Afghanistan, Ghazal turned 12 in a camp in Greece. She keeps her hair cut short and loves to cycle, run and play football (soccer). She wishes she could go to school, but now spends her time staying fit and sharing the one bicycle, one old pair of strap-on roller skates, and handful of balls with the other kids in the camp. She has very few opportunities right now, but will be ready to make the most of whatever good comes her way.

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