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Just a few months ago, Mayada and her family had never heard of Chicago. Today, they call the city home. They were among the first Syrian refugee families to be resettled in the U.S.
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RefugeeOne was incredibly honored to receive this video as part of Make It Better's Philanthropy Award. Thanks, Make It Better, for helping us share the inspiring stories of the refugees we serve and of the volunteers whose lives are transformed by helping them.
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