His name is Ahmed. 24 years old. Syrian. A dentist by training. And a refugee by fate.
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A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp
It all started with a kind young man and a lifeless three year old boy. The photo of Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian child who drowned in an attempt to reach Europe, quickly became a powerful symbol of the dangerous journeys our fellow human beings undergo to flee from Syria and other war-torn countries. As I… Continue reading A Ripple in the Ocean: Volunteering in Calais Refugee Camp
Calais Chronicles #1: My Sudanese Brother
Meet my dear friend and brother Jamal from Darfur, Sudan, one of the smartest & kindest people I met in ‘The Jungle’ camp.