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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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the view from the balcony – right

And then, I turned my head to the right. These are our next-door neighbours. Yup… they’re squatters. A family of I-don’t-know-how-many-but-I-know-it’s-a-lot, living in the shadow of a house large enough to be a mini mansion but instead converted into an … Continue reading

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A more sobering glance behind the veil – they’re not all like this!

She Likes Bright Colours, Jordan, 24 September 2008 Is it possible for someone to “mumble” into a room? The way she walked looked kind of like a mumble. Small steps, eyes looking nowhere in particular. Her hijab and abaya were … Continue reading

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