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Top Ten List of Things I learned on my 17th Trip to Refugee Camps

(In no particular order)

1. When a group of women come together with a mission, a unique and wonderful space is created — where progress is powered by love.


2. Sometimes two words can convey immeasurable pain. When talking about the recent violence in his land, Abdulrahman — a soulful, soft-spoken, “new arrival” refugee — started a sentence with “My mother…” He then broke down and could not continue speaking.