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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Rima

a hand you can’t bite, you kiss!
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Iman

Look, my hairs are standing. Because I feel like my body is over here, but my mind is back in Syria.
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Hassan

Syria was a nice, safe country, but it felt a temporary stop from fleeing Iraq...
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Karam

It would make my wife and family sad if I were to die.
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Nabil

There is nothing worse than injustice.
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Marwa

Honestly, I can’t handle it.
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Farida

I had just delivered my baby girl. She was one month and ten days old...
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Samira

We trusted them and they didn’t give us any trouble, until one day, one of them wrote a report...
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Khawla

My older son remembers...
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Warda

pink roses... remind me of Syria.
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Nehal

Here we are, four years later
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Maysoon

Hope is always there, of course.
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Mahdi

One plane was circling overhead...
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Hussein

Of course, here it is different...
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Assad

The fighters used to come to the house and ask the children their names.
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Azida

The incident that made me decide to leave Syria...
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Eliana

...it will not be easy for them to go back...
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Fuad

I am considered a ‘wanted man’.
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Faheem

When I heard the sound I held my granddaughter and ran outside to the olive garden where I sheltered under an olive tree.
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