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"I know firsthand what it's like to lose a home"

Published on: 09 March, 2016

I know firsthand what it's like to lose a home and become a refugee.

Carefully penned in tight script on a piece of ivory stationary, this was the opening of 87-year-old Helga Kissell's handwritten letter. It was addressed to Sajeda, a 16-year-old Syrian refugee in Jordan who Kissell has never met. 

Despite their 70-year age difference, the pair share a common life experience: Both know the reality of life as a refugee.

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