Raising Awareness with Lincoln Journal Star- March 9th
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Raising Awareness with Lincoln Journal Star
Gulie Khalaf recalls the optimism with which she approached childhood in a Syrian refugee camp.
Her family fled Iraq when Saddam Hussein launched a genocidal campaign against indigenous Yazidis in the country’s northern Kurdish regions.
Inside her refugee camp, a bakery served insect-infested bread, water arrived infrequently, and some of that was so bad it had to be poured on the family’s small garden.