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When Iceland Capped Its Syrian Refugees At 50, 10,000 Icelanders Responded By Offering Up Their Homes

When Iceland Capped Its Syrian Refugees At 50, 10,000 Icelanders Responded By Offering Up Their Homes

In the midst of the Syrian crisis, Iceland recently announced it was willing to help with the growing humanitarian disaster by providing sanctuary for Syrian refugees. 50, to be exact. In the country of about 330,000 people, such an offer wasn’t received as particularly heartfelt or overwhelming, especially considering that an estimated 9 million Syrians have […]

Connecticut Becomes The FIRST State To End Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

Positive news! Officials of Connecticut announced last Thursday that the state has officially become the first in the nation to provide housing for every one of its chronically homeless veterans. No doubt national and state officials are celebrating the monumental achievement after having set a goal earlier on to end veteran homelessness by the end of […]

Locals Are Using The US-Mexican Border As A Volleyball Net To Promote Peace

Political boundaries will never divide those in favor of unity, and locals in Naco, Arizona and Naco, Sonora (Mexico) are demonstrating this. While mainstream media has a tendency to portray the border between the United States and Mexico as a war zone, this is a positive example of diverse populations engaging in play to raise […]

For Their Wedding, This Turkish Couple Invited 4,000 Refugees To Celebrate With Them

For Their Wedding, This Turkish Couple Invited 4,000 Refugees To Celebrate With Them

A Turkish couple decided to start their marriage off right when they, last week, invited 4,000 Syrian refugees to celebrate with them. Fethullah Üzümcüoğlu and Esra Polat shared their “I do’s” in Kilis province on the Syrian border, which is presently the location where thousands of refugees are fleeing conflict in the neighboring country. Hatice […]

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