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When I was a child my grandmother used to tell me how she felt when she was forced to flee to Syria from her home in Palestine in 1948. She hoped for her children and her grandchildren to never have to experience what it feels like to be a refugee. But we still did. My family is one of hundreds of thousands of families who fled from Palestine decades ago, and who,... more...
Posted by kwillis on Notes From the Field Apr 18, 2014 11:06 AM EDT
At 61 years old, Marlyn Iradiel looks frail and when she walks, her back hunches a bit. Hard lines are visible on her face. She talks in such a soft voice that you have to inch closer to hear her better.  more...
Posted by kwillis on Notes From the Field Mar 31, 2014 12:30 PM EDT

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