We can’t Forget the Refugee

My job is to stay up to date on current events, especially those that affect refugees.  I follow a migration report that shows how may refugees have landed in Greece, Italy, and Spain throughout the month.  In the first week of February 600 new refugees entered Europe. In total since January 9,659 new refugees have […]

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Meet James and Amy

Meet my friends James and Amy and their two precious daughters (18 months and 6 months).  Their story is one of the most harrowing stories from a Refugee that I have heard, to date, but I recognize that they are one family of many who have endured incredible hardship to find safety and new life […]

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Meet Kevin

Yazidi’s are a religious minority group that faced  genocide starting in August 2014 when ISIS fighters took over their city of Sinjar.  During this time more than 10,000 Yazidi’s were captured, 3,100 were murdered by gunshot wounds, beheading, and being burned alive.  7,000 women and girls were sold as sex slaves to ISIS fighters.* This […]

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Meet Ari

I remember seeing my friend Ari sitting on a park bench under a small shade tree. It was a warm day in June. She had a boy in a stroller and a little girl romping around nearby. It was her kids that initially drew me to her and then as I sat next to her the […]

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Meet Jonathan

Meeting Jonathan is where it all began, where my desire and passion to share stories about real life people started. I knew if people saw Jonathan on the street without hearing his story he would automatically be considered a terrorist. But if people could just hear his story, they would know he is a person […]

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