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The Most Important Thing: Syrian Refugees

From UN Refugee Agency intro: More than 1 million Syrians have been forced to leave their country to neighboring Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq or other countries in the region. By contrast, people seeking sanctuary from the conflict in Syria, according to UN Refugee Agency, must typically conceal their intentions by appearing as though they are out for a family stroll or a Sunday drive as they make their way towards a border. Thus they carry little more than keys, pieces of paper, phones and bracelets – things that can be worn or concealed in pockets. Some Syrians bring a symbol of their religious faith, others clutch a reminder of home or of happier times.

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