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we can do more

Posted November 20, 2013 no picture Marwa J. Al-aqbi

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Diversity Blessings

Posted January 3, 2014 Avatar Shireen Mohammed

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The idea of diversity is like any other idea because it has a good side and a bad side. In each country that has diverse people it could be a source of problems but it might also be a healthy thing. From my last visit to Indonesia, I noticed that this Islamic country is very proud of its diversity and focuses on the culture and traditions as a special thing that they are gifted with. They believe in preventing and keeping their traditions which was obvious when they held the last W...


OneMinutesJr. "No matter what, I always remain..."

Posted January 16, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pickBMGBLtI&feature=youtu.be In Thursday's OneMinutesJr: 19-year-old Rosh who may have left Kurdistan for Jordan, but that doesn’t mean he will forget who he is.


Supporting a Family at Age 14

Posted January 27, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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The work is okay. It’s not a problem, but I would love to have any opportunity to go back to Syria. I miss my school and the shop I used to work in.

Source: http://childrenofsyria.info/2014/01/26/supporting-...

SULIMANIYAH, Iraq, December 2013 —The Tasloga restaurant is the only checkpoint that connects the town of Sulimaniyah in eastern Iraqi Kurdistan, to points south. Trucks pass through here from as far away as Saudi Arabia. Ahmed’s 13-hour day starts at eight in the morning. He makes salads, serves tea and clears tables. He is 14 years old. Ahmed arrived from Syria with his family ten months ago, driven out by the conflict. Five months ago he got a job in the restaurant...