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“Refugees are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, with the same hopes and ambitions as us—except that a twist of fate has bound their lives to a global refugee crisis on an unprecedented scale.”— Khaled Hosseini<br />
This week I've been documenting the Global Education Movement's inspiring new higher education programs in a remote refugee camp in northern Kenya. This young woman, who is just beginning the program, came to the camp from Somalia as a child without her parents in the care of family friends. She has not seen her family since and expressed to me her wonder and excitement about beginning the degree program.<br />
While she is one of the lucky ones, her story is just one of the almost 200,000 in the camp and one of over 25 million refugees worldwide.