I will work very hard to fulfill my dream

Aya is 16 years old and from Damascus, Syria

I came to Denmark in 2014 together with my father.

When we escaped from the war we went to Turkey to be with my father. All the family  were on vacation at my father. When the family went back to Syria, I stayed with him. 25 days later we started traveling towards Europe. We sailed to Italy, it took 10 days. In Italy we came to a hotel where we stayed for a week. Continue reading “I will work very hard to fulfill my dream”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, syria, denmark, refugee, child, family reunification

Ayaa loves taekwondo

Ayaa al Mozeek is 14 years old and from Syria.

I love to draw and go to gymnastics and taekwondo, where I have the yellow belt. I came to Denmark in 2016, on September 29th. I live with my mother, father and 4 sisters.

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Turfas dresses

Turfa fled from Iraq to Denmark with her family

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: mosul, iraq, denmark, child, everydaylife, refugee, a million stories

I remember a day where my dad was very worried about us

Shahd Alkurdi is a  13 year old girl from Damascus, Syria

I came to Denmark on February 16th 2015 with my mother and my brother. We flew here, mother had been granted family reunification with my dad. I was 10 years old when I arrived in Denmark, today I am 13 years old.

From Syria I remember things were rough. I could see my country fall apart, be destroyed with my own eyes. We lived in a place where there was a good view. You could see the entire city. You could see how the bombs fell. You could see the smoke and the fire. Continue reading “I remember a day where my dad was very worried about us”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: refugee, asylum, a million stories, denmark, damascus, syria, child