“My sister has been sick for days. She has a fever. They promised us the doctor will come tomorrow to check up on her. At night we are cold, I think that is why she is not getting better. Daddy says we left Kurdistan because of IS. When we came here we thought we would be safe but it’s not safe at all. I miss school and my friends. I haven’t been to school in one year. I try to talk to the volunteers but I don’t speak English very well. That’s why I want to go to school, to learn English and to make new friends.” (Dunkirk)

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