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Refugees demonized, but kindness triumphs over hate

Last month, 29-year-old Iraqi Kurd Mevan Babakar set out to track down a man whose small act of kindness when she was a five-year-old refugee helped to change her life. Mevan and her parents fled Iraq in the wake of the first Gulf War. They traveled overland through Turkey, Azerbaijan and Russia and in 1994 […]

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