Highlighted Story – Far From Home

In light of the Syrian refugee crisis, this story was written about one out of millions of families forced to flee Syria due to ongoing civil war. In an effort to protect their family, Abier and Mohanet along with their 4 year old son, Assad, fled from Nothern Syria in August of 2013.

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