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War has forced millions of families to flee their homes

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Romola Garai shares her great-grandfather’s Story

British actress Romola Garai tells her great-grandfather’s story and she is proud to be a product both of his flight and of the society that nurtured him.

David’s Story, Central African Republic

“It is weird how one can pass from covering the turmoil in his country to being a victim of the violence.”

Fadala’s Story, Algeria

Fadala’s dream is to work as a journalist, to be able to convey the difficult life conditions her people are going through…

For a long time I had a dream of visiting western countries, the dream to go further to cover graduation from respective university in the west?

For a long time I had a dream of visiting western countries, the dream to go further to cover graduation from respective university in the west? My dreams get bigger when I discovered that all my colleagues in the primary school had same dreams. I started study hard believing that will happen one day and [...]

A Displaced Child’s Story, Colombia

Currently there are 5.3 million internally displaced persons in Colombia, it is one of the largest global humanitarian crises.

Adi’s story, Bulgaria

Adi, a Syrian refugee was a computer teacher in a secondary school. Now she doesn’t even have a phone.

Wassim’s Story, Egypt

“I miss the sense of being home. Nothing can compensate the feeling of being in your own country.”

1 family torn apart by war is too many

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