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This Friday is World Children’s Day, an observance built on one simple idea: that every child deserves the possibility of a fulfilling, healthy life.

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For children displaced by conflict, the world can be a frightening place and "home" a concept filled with longing and uncertainty.

In 2014, a 12-year-old girl named Bodoor and her family were forced out of their home by political violence in Syria. "My life in Syria was normal. I went to school every day," Bodoor, now 18, recalls. "It was beautiful because it was quiet — there was no fear. Then the war happened."

With Syria's infrastructure crumbling and their children's safety in doubt, her parents made the difficult decision to leave their country behind. They traveled to Jordan, and home became a dirt-floored shelter with no water or electricity in the newly-opened Azraq Refugee Camp.

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