“Instead of applying for jobs after finishing my Master thesis I decided to volunteer. I said to myself, how can I go job hunting while so many people are suffering on my continent. Most refugees here lost family members because of IS. Together with the other volunteers I live here so I have gotten to know a lot of people. Many families invite me over for tea or even diner while they barely have anything. Everyday people thank me for helping them but they should not be thanking me. I feel ashamed of our governments for not protecting them. I feel that as a human being I’m obligated to stay and I will continue to do so, until the conditions in the camp improve.” (Dunkirk)

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“Don’t you see I have superpowers?” “How?” “Because I’m wearing my Spiderman suit! ‘"What are your superpowers?’” “I can climb on top of buildings, but here I learned how to climb a tree.” (Dunkirk)