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Syrian Refugees Have Made Me Cry the Tears I Never Shed for Myself

Posted by Jeneba Project on Sunday, September 6, 2015, In : Articles 

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Watching and listening to my Syrian brothers and sisters on the news, I cried the tears I should have shed many years ago on the Guinean border. Like my late father, I wake up every morning to BBC news, and the headline for the past couple of weeks have been about the Syrians running away from their country and seeking refuge in Europe. Every morning I listen to the interviews, the pain in their voices, and the hopelessness of their situation. Behi...

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