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Good deeds: the mobile library reaching refugee’s hearts and minds

Amid the boredom and squalor of Greece’s refugee camps, the Echo library van’s books provide comfort and escape

”The Anne Frank came back to us recently from a man living in a tent in Malakasa,” Keira Dignan says.

  • Julia Rampen
  • The Guardian

We’re on board the Echo mobile library, a donated minivan lined with DIY bookshelves, as it motors between refugee camps in Greece.

The 24-year-old librarian is telling me about the most popular books held on its wooden shelves.

“He said that reading about her situation had given him strength in his…

Greece is estimated to host 90,000 refugees and migrants, and…

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