Helping families be happy
No. of Pages : 232
ISBN: 9781641700498
Released : 10/1/2018

Let Me Tell You My Story

Refugee Stories of Hope, Courage, and Humanity
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Book Description

Over the course of two years, a group of award-winning photographers, filmmakers, painters, and writers trailed and documented the flood of refugees pouring into the West from the Middle East and Africa, recording the refugees' firsthand accounts of who they are and what made them refugees. Spare, haunting, utterly magnificent, and profoundly human, this inspiring collection creates a portrait of the greatest humanitarian crisis of modern history. From the pregnant mother in the dusty warehouse-turned-refugee-camp in Greece to the young Afghan refugee with a broken prosthetic leg living under a bridge in Paris; to the woman who fled her village s cult and survived Libyan imprisonment—the people inside this remarkable volume of exquisite photography and stories of resilience will teach you that the surest way to draw humans together begins with the words "I want to tell you my story . . ."

Praise for Let Me Tell You My Story

Common threads are the resilience of the protagonists, the search for a dignified life with the ability to work, the desire to reunite with family, and the inhumanity and exploitation of smugglers. Many stories are incredibly touching and accessible
-Kirkus Reviews

An extraordinary collection of extraordinary lives lived out in extraordinary circumstances, "Let Me Tell You My Story" is a compelling read and one that will linger in the mind and memory long after the book itself is finished and set back upon the shelf. A unique and outstanding contribution to our contemporary national discussion over refugees and immigration, "Let Me Tell You My Story" should be a part of every community and academic library collection in the country.
-Midwest Book Review

This is a book that can grace any library shelf and would have a natural place in a school's office. It can lead to important discussions with students of all ages.
-The International Educator

About the Author

Their Story is Our Story
TSOS uses art to shape international dialogue about refugees, with the intent to better the situation of refugees worldwide. ...

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