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Imagine if your love reached the forsaken places.


She didn’t have time to grab her favorite doll. War was closing in on her home in Syria. Shama’s whole family piled onto a single motorbike and braved death for a chance to escape ISIS. Their only shelter was an empty shed. The war in Syria can be overwhelming—but sometimes all we need is a “first face” like Shama’s to put it into perspective.

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Most displaced families in Iraq and Syria lived like you or me before they fled: neighbors, holidays, cereal aisles, traditions, homes.

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Imagine if war wasn't the end of her story.


As the bomb fell, Khalida threw herself over her children. The airstrike took her home… and her leg. But Khalida is fierce. As they rushed her to the hospital, she held the tourniquet herself. She’ll never let go of her dream to return home, open her own shop, and provide for her family. This is how we turn imagination into reality.

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“I will send my kids to school. I will see them grow up. All of me is for them.”

Khalida

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