beauty and resilience / by Maranie Staab

today was my third day working in the zaatari refugee camp. each day has been a gift as I bear witness to the incredible resilience and beauty of the syrian people. each individual has a story of hardship and many children, like the young girl pictured, have never known peace or normalcy. in spite of this, each person that i have met has left me reeling with what I observe to be their conscious decision to see and focus on the beauty in each day.

for the next few weeks i have the privilege of working with a talented team of doctors from Global Outreach Doctors and SAMS (Syrian American Medical Society) as they work to meet the many and varied medical needs of displaced syrians.

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