Different Everything – A Refugee’s Story

Shaymaa and her family are two time refugees, from Iraq to Syria and from Syria to the United States. They are now rebuilding their lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where Shaymaa works as an assistant teacher.

Shaymaa and her family are two time refugees, from Iraq to Syria and from Syria to the United States. They are now rebuilding their lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where Shaymaa works as an assistant teacher.

Shoulder to Shoulder joined with Church World Service and Bittersweet Creative in partnership to tell this story.

Join people of diverse faiths from all across America and tell your elected officials that you support refugee resettlement by calling them at (202) 224-3121. #RefugeesWelcome.

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