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Zubair Rushk and Etan Shukri, married Syrian refugees, adopted Daniel and Joyce Romm as their American parents after a chance meeting prompted by a newspaper article.
In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chantilly, Virginia, Yara Alsakbani (15) interviews her Grandpa, Atah Awwad (61) about his childhood in Palestine, and his life afterwards in Syria. In addition to his childhood, Atah talks about his life...
Ismael was born in Syria in 1957 and had to immigrate to the United States at the age of 21 because he was wanted by the goverment.
A recognized refugee in Cyprus tells his story about how he ended up in this tiny island country just 100 km away from his hometown in Syria.
Abier Najm(46) speaks to her son, Omar Abdalla(15), about her childhood life. She speaks about the struggles she went through living in an oppressive society in fear of the government and how she pushed through it. Both funny and sad,...