A Memory or a Bad Dream? A Student Reflects on His Childhood Escape from Iraq

Abdullah Al-Hadeethi ’14 was only 13 years old when his family escaped from a war-torn Iraq into Syria. In this stark tale of escape, Abdullah describes the feeling of never returning home, of missing friends and family, and of the loss of his country.

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Abdullah is pictured here (middle) as a child in Iraq.

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