Making Home Away

So I sat them down and told them: the five of us are here, me, you and your father, wherever the five of us are, that place should be your heaven.
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tagged Difficulty

Hayat

The lack of electricity is hardest.
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Nabil

There is nothing worse than injustice.
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Yara

Our faces and hair look different here
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Marwa

Honestly, I can’t handle it.
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Suha

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Lama

May God help you with your water!
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Khadija

It is better to suffer at home...
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Nehal

Here we are, four years later
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Maha

... nothing was left for us there
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Zaynab

Nothing has a taste
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Wafa

We were hoping to go to Za’atari camp, but they assigned us here.
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Wafa

The problem is that I forget a lot these days
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Mahasen

we stayed for two years in Jordan and they were very difficult years...
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Hallat

the priority was for Lebanese children...
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Hanan's husband

But here in Canada, it is different...
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Jamila

I said to my children, maybe we lost the way now...
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Wafa

They asked me “Where are your documents?”
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Yara

I want one thing, that God protects my family.
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Atiq

... having legal status brings you a different life ...
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Munira

At least we have a roof above our heads now.
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