March 9, 2016
On February 24, 20-year-old Sabeen sat in the port of Piraeus outside a crowded temporary refugee camp housed in a building once used as a waiting area for tourists heading to the Greek islands. She had just arrived together with several hundred other migrants and refugees and was hoping to continue her journey to northern Europe without delay. Sabeen was the last of her family to abandon Syria. Her mother and siblings are already in Denmark, her father was killed in the war. Sabeen initially resisted leaving her country, hoping the war would end and she would be able to complete her degree in dentistry which she has studied for two years.
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