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All the Gaffes I've Made Since Arriving in the UK

I'd never been to a big shopping centre before. How was I supposed to know you're not allowed to take your trousers off?
Mohamed Muumin
5.29.17
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How a Wrestling Club Became My New Home in Germany

Although my teammates and I speak different languages, we are a team.
Mustafa Alabsullah
5.29.17
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How to Be Fashionable on a Budget

"I might not have an ID card or any other documents, but fashion is my way of saying: 'I am Abdoullaye, this is who I am.'"
Abdoullaye, as told to Giuseppe Francaviglia
5.29.17
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A Playlist of Songs I Listened to While Trying to Get from Syria to Europe

Ever since I was 10, I've been into metal.
A. from Syria
5.29.17
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When Europeans and Refugees Party Together

When you celebrate holidays from different cultures, there is basically no end to the party.
Mahmoud Al Abdallah
5.29.17
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I Found a Little Slice of Aleppo in a Copenhagen Park

The leaves in Frederiksberg Gardens are the same colour they would be at home, this time of year.
Mustafa Mohamad
5.29.17
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What I Learned Trying to Become a Pro Footballer in the UK

I think you have to be a bit faster and stronger, if you want to play professionally in Europe.
Helal Al Baarini
5.29.17
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I'm Better at Parkour Than You, Bruv

My entire life revolves around the fact that I am a refugee, but parkour helps me forget the stuff that I can't forget otherwise.
Talal Akkasheh
5.29.17
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EastEnders Helped Me Integrate In British Society

One of the hardest challenges I faced when I first arrived in the UK was the language barrier. Thank God for my teachers, my foster family and soap operas.
Farid Saleh
5.29.17
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A Letter to the Girl I Am in Love With, Who Is Back in Afghanistan

"I'm worried that you might already be married to someone else now."
G. from Afghanistan
5.29.17
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New Neighbours: Young Refugees from Across Europe Guest Edit VICE.com

An introduction.
Elektra Kotsoni
5.29.17
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The Differences Between School in Eritrea and School in Europe

It took some time, after moving to Switzerland, to be able to tell people apart. To me, in the beginning, all these light-skinned people looked alike.
Yonas Gebrehiwet
5.29.17
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