Huffington Post: What to do for Refugees? Start With a Message of Hope

Huffington Post: What to do for Refugees? Start With a Message of Hope

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3/15/16

In a Huffington Post blog, Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE, urges people to send Syrian refugees a message of hope, as the war drags into its sixth year.  Her call came amid a similar outpouring of support from former WWII refugees who sent letters of encouragement to Syrian refugee children at CARE’s request. “On this somber anniversary, we need to begin by truly standing with the people of Syria in recognition of their suffering,” Nunn wrote. She added that when talking with Syrian refugees on the border last summer, she was struck by what she repeatedly heard and was articulated by a Syrian doctor, a refugee, who is now serving in cross-border medical missions: "The Syrian people need to see some message of hope from the world."

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Michelle Nunn, president and CEO of CARE, with Syrian refugee children on the Syrian border. 

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