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Refugee Experience

My Journey

Myo Chit's story is about his brave journey from Burma to a refugee camp in Thailand. Finally, at the age of only12, his family was able to come to Canada.

Before and After

After Mohamed was caught under a bus in Somalia, he was in a coma for two years. He is now recovering in Toronto, and going to school full-time.

Our Journeys & Our Goals

A Somali and a Hungarian youth create a pair story. One student lost his father to illness in Hungary, and the other escaped civil war in Somalia. They talk about their memories and goals, and they find ways to relate to one another.

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Our Lives Before Canada

Somali youth-- one born in Yemen, the other born in India-- tell their stories about their childhood experiences. They exchange memories of celebrations and travel, and of child labour and having to grow up alone. They share their goals to succeed in their new country. 

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Paw Wah's Digital Story

Paw Wah shares her fear and uncertainty as a refugee who feels she does not belong anywhere. She shares how Canada has given her a home, education, opportunities and friends and how it has healed her wounds. And now, as a settlement worker, she is helping others through their journey from pain to peace.