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A year of firsts: What sponsoring a Syrian family has taught me
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A year of firsts: What sponsoring a Syrian family has taught me

When I first saw that photo of Alan Kurdi on the beach, I knew I had to do something. And as part of a private sponsorship group, my family helped bring a young family of four to Canada. Their lives have changed since arriving in Canada. It’s changed ours, too.

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