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Rio 2016: Refugee Olympic Team

Ten young men and women who fled their countries in search of protection. Ten talented athletes who never gave up.

These 10 refugees will compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio

For the first time, a team of refugee athletes will compete under the Olympic flag.

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Refugee Congress: Meet refugees, asylum seekers, and stateless persons from each of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia


Teen journalist who fled Afghanistan writes of courage and sorrow

With gunmen on his tail, 17-year-old Omid Ahmadi, a young journalist, fled Kabul without saying goodbye to his family. Now safe, he shared his journey in his own words.

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