Sixty million people have fled their homes to escape war or persecution—the most since World War II. Tens of thousands more follow every day, escaping violence in Syria as well as Burundi, Central African Republic, Iraq, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, Yemen and beyond. These staggering numbers encompass a multitude of unique individuals—displaced girls, boys, women and men surviving against great odds. The stories they shared with us in 2015 range from harrowing to hopeful, sometimes in the span of a few paragraphs. We invite you to explore the 11 standouts presented here, which show refugees across the world grappling with matters of life and death, of love and loss, of home and exile.
Read them here.
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