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Syrian Children Draw Their Dreams at School in Refugee Camp

Noor, 8, holds up a drawing of what she would like the Fayda Camp to be like.
Noor, 8, holds up a drawing of what she would like the Fayda Camp to be like.Yuka Tachibana / NBC News

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Noor, 8, from the city of Homs in Western Syria, holds up a drawing of what she would like the Fayda Camp to be like. Noor and other Syrian refugee children have been living and going to school in the Fayda Camp, some 25 miles east of Beirut, Lebanon. The Beyond Association, a UNICEF partner has been providing schooling, art and music therapy for children in the camp. Maria Assi, chief executive of Beyond Association, told NBC News’ Dr. Nancy Snyderman the children were asked to draw their dreams and express their feelings about the future.

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Shaida, 10, from Homs, draws what she wants the Fayda Camp to be like.Yuka Tachibana / NBC News
Image: Nena, 6, from Homs.
Nena, 6, from Homs.Yuka Tachibana / NBC News

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