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Young refugees share what it’s like trying to finish school, find work and get married

In 2012, at 10 years of age, Daahir sat in his school classroom in Mogadishu, Somalia.

The sounds of gun shots piercing the air interrupted the lesson.

  • Laura Prazeres
  • The Conversation

As Daahir ran back home, he overheard that fighting had erupted between government forces and the militant group Al-Shabab.

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