Chased by my father

My name is Pascal, I’m from Guinea, Africa. I learned a profession, automotive engineering, I can repair cars. I had a problem with my family because my mother was Catholic and my father is Muslim. My mother died, I lived with my father and my father had two other wives after her. Continue reading “Chased by my father”

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I can’t find an apartment.

My name is Mahmoud. I was born in the village Dumbili. It’s 90 kilometers from Aleppo. There are many trees, especially olive trees. There’s a big mountain. It was difficult for us because we didn’t have any olive trees. I have eight siblings. I have worked as a painter for 15 years or more. Continue reading “I can’t find an apartment.”

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People can never know where they are tomorrow

I would like to begin my story from the day my relationship with my fiancée in Syria ended. I can’t tell where I’m going to end up yet. A person can never know where he is tomorrow. What happened is another world. You may want to go home, but the next moment you find yourself in another country without anyone. Continue reading “People can never know where they are tomorrow”

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The guardian angel

I was alone in Bahrain. All this way, I was alone. During the first two months in Germany, I was alone. After Bahrain withdrew my visa, I went to Turkey for five days. From there I went on a boat to Greece. The driver of the boat was drunk, so he even threw up. We slept on the boat, but there were no safety vests. It was also difficult in Greece. We had no water. Continue reading “The guardian angel”

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