bARABie – Hard Hitting Facts

November 25, 2007

Out of Iraq

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 12:01 pm

Refugees are often such a tragedy. Most of us are aware that, amidst the ghastly quagmire of Iraq, millions have abandoned their homes—but it has been the act, and fact, of leaving that has tended to get the attention, the refugees merely another by-product and statistic of conflict. The thoughtless implication is that once Iraqis slip over a border and out of the picture, their problems are somehow solved. That is rarely the case. If the act of becoming a refugee is the act of leaving the hell of your old life, it is also often a step into a different kind of hell. A step not onto the solid ground of a new life but into the midair of no life at all. Read more…

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