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Syria

Arrival: The Potato Fields

"How did they have the courage and strength to run from the bombs, through the cities and the snipers and the rebels and Assad’s army and ISIS to this hopeless barren potato field?"

Belonging: A Math Teacher and a Mother

I have missed three years of their lives. I will never get them back.

Leaving Aleppo

Amina is one of countless indomitable refugee mothers in the world

I Have Missed Three Years of Their Lives

My husband told me to go to Germany with our youngest son because I am a math teacher and can speak English, and because I am strong.

Arrival: I Must be Strong for Her

"I like being in school again..."

The Journey: We Awoke to Find Planes Bombing Above Us

Our life was very good. We were very comfortable and happy.

They Kept Killing — They Killed so Many

ISIS began invading our village on the first day of the revolution.

Khaldieh

The Boat was Sinking

Firoz

I’m Worried about My Family
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