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The time we felt Lebanon’s bleeding heart

Young Syrian refugee in Beirut.   Photos by Leonie Lohwasser. Over January Leonie and I decided to travel to Lebanon. “We just want to see what’s happening, see what’s going on down there,” we announced with quiet arrogance. Truthfully, we had a greater aim, though admitted to no one. We were going ‘to Challenge Ourselves.’ The reason to end all reasons, self satisfied and smug, the cause behind thousands of gap years and the sole explanation as to why there are so many fresh faced…

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