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11/15/13

I Can Hear My Parents’ Hearts Breaking

“My parents were desperate and did not know what to do. I suggested to them that I could start working. I am a child. It is more difficult for the police to catch me,”...

11/15/13

When a 14-Year-Old Has to Make Coffee so His Family Can Survive

When 14-year-old Khaled left his home town Dara’a in the south of Syria nine months ago, life as he knew it ceased to exist.

11/10/13

Houses, Everything, Gone.

“I’m just boarding the plane to Cebu now, one of the areas hit by the typhoon. From there, we’ll take a boat to Leyte, and then try to get to Southern Leyte by car. We don’t...

11/8/13

The Eye of the Typhoon

Typhoon Haiyan, here in the Philippines also known as Yolanda, made landfall this morning at 4:40. I was watching the news and it showed extremely strong winds, heavy rains...

11/7/13

“Dear World”: Photos Capture Syrian Refugee Voices

To give Syrian refugees a louder voice amid a conflict whose political dimensions draw most of the world’s attention, American photographers Robert Fogarty and Ben Reece...

11/3/13

One Tent Among Many

Ali lies on the ground on a brown pillow with floral print. His eyes are open, but motionless. His skinny arms and legs feebly lie beside him, as if they were not part of his...

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