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Some more links from Syria

As has been the case for several months now, my culturtwining lens is focused primarily on Syria, so this week I’d like to once again share several interesting stories that have popped up in the media about Syria. These are … Continue reading

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Hope for Families – refugees know what that’s about!

A friend recently told me about the UNHCR YouTube series “1 Life 1 Story”. They are video stories of hope from refugees around the world. I may explore them a bit more during my HOPE months on CulturTwined. As you … Continue reading

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a glimpse into the world of Malian refugees in Burkina

I may have mentioned that during my time in Burkina Faso, I travelled up to the border with Mali and visited some amazing projects to support Malian refugees fleeing the ongoing unrest in their home country. It was a bit … Continue reading

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well-placed gratitude

A few years ago, I wrote some little fictional blurbs trying to explore the reality of life as a refugee, specifically an Iraqi in Syria at the height of the crisis. In this one, a teenage boy who fled Iraq … Continue reading

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I personally am of the opinion that I know the next Mother Theresa.

A true sister, 25 July 2008 (location unidentified, because that’s how we do things) There’s a convent here with just a handful of nuns here busy saving the world, one person at a time. They try to keep a low … Continue reading

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