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  • "I just want to cure my daughter. Huda will see again, inshallah, and when she will open her eyes I want her to see a safe environment around," said Syrian refugee Mahmoud Naoura, 30, who just arrived by dinghy to the Greek island of Lesbos from Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 3, 2015. Naoura poses while holding his daughter Huda, 5, who was injured in 2012 by a government bombing on their home which made her lose her sight.
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  • "We just want to go to a country that treat us like humans. Our homes were destroyed, daily terrified not only from Bashar Assad but also from Islamic State, IS," said Yasmeen Alhawal's father, Khalid Alhawal. Syrian refugee Yasmeen Alhawal, 5, photographed on Sept. 11, 2015, who came with her father from Aleppo, Syria, poses for a picture holding a bag of her belongings as they make their way through the railway at the Serbian-Hungarian border near Roszke, southern Hungary.
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  • "We had to flee our homes, the shelling is endless. I am old and I need peace. These last 15 days on the road were so humiliating and so miserable I just hope tomorrow will be better," said Syrian refugee Sabha Nasser, 62. Sabha came from al-Hasaka, Syria, and carries her belongings on her head after crossing the Serbian-Hungarian border near Roszke, southern Hungary.
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  • "We met death, we just want to have a life, any life with a rooftop and a shelter. Our lives are over, what matters is the children," said Syrian refugee Jamal Almasri, 54, who came from Damascus, Syria, wraps himself and his granddaughter with a shawl to shelter from the morning cold as he poses for a picture on Sept. 23, 2015, after spending the night at a collection point in the truck parking lot of the former border station on the Austrian side of the Hungarian-Austrian border near Nickelsdorf, Austria.
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  • "We walked a lot, we suffered a lot in Macedonia and Serbia, we were not treated like humans. I just want to be in Germany, hoping to study and become a human rights activist and help people. Also we have relatives there. Our country is destroyed, it's time to have a life and peace, it was a life or death trip from the moment we left," said Syrian refugee Farah Alkuled, 18, who came with her parents from Daraya, Syria. She is pictured holding her cat Jack at the train station to board a train in Celje, Slovenia, Sept. 21, 2015.
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  • "In Germany, they can cure the burns from my injury following a government airstrike in 2013 that I have all over my upper body," says Syrian refugee Alaaldeen Mohammed, 25, who was injured in 2013 in a government bombing that burnt his upper body and face. Alaaldeen poses for a picture shortly after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Oct. 3, 2015.
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  • "We had to run from Islamic State, IS, death will reach us all if we don't. I wish to reach Germany where humanity exists, and my children will grow up with a bright future," Iraqui refugee Mohammed Sadoun said. Sadoun is pictured here with his wife and their children shortly after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Oct. 1, 2015.
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  • "Weeks of walking was very difficult for my children, the cold in the nights, we were hungry and thirsty, we walked for so long and I had to carry my children. I am happy I am here at this shelter in Austria, I dream of freedom and a good education for my kids that's all I want," said Iranian refugee Hamideh Salehi. She is pictured with her children in a shelter where they took refuge near Graz, Austria, Sept. 22, 2015.
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  • "My cousin's legs are broken and I had to carry him for long distances I am so tired and lost and have no clue where we are going," said Syrian refugee Hussein Sbaih, 18. He is pictured carrying his cousin Saifuallah, 7, after they crossed the Serbian-Hungarian border near Roszke, southern Hungary, Sept. 11, 2015.
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  • "Me and my wife are old and we can't walk, we were mistreated in Turkey, we are so tired," said Syrian refugee Ali Shaheen, 62, pictured with his wife Abeer, 52, Oct. 2, 2015. The pair came from the countryside of Damascus, Syria, and were pictured shortly after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos.
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  • "My feet are killing me from pain, I walked a lot," said Syrian refugee Raghad Faleh, 8, seen posing for a picture while holding a balloon given to her by volunteers a few hours after she and her family arrived on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos.
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  • "I am going with my family to Sweden, can't wait to arrive," says Iraqi refugee Sajjad Hussein, 5, who came with his parents from Basra, while waiting to board a train in Celje, Slovenia, Sept. 21, 2015.
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  • "I don't know which country I am going to or will end in, I just want my children to have a future. In Afghanistan we are in war for the last four decades, but no one paid us attention, we live a tough life and no one cares for us and we are stuck, I just want to provide a good future to my children, after this trip there is no turning back to Afghanistan,?" says Afghan refugee Abdullah Hussein, 39. He is pictured with his daughters in the truck parking lot of the former border station on the Austrian side of the Hungarian-Austrian border near Nickelsdorf, Austria, Sept. 25, 2015.
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  • "I am a widow, I am alone I don't know where I am going," said Afghan refugee Bibi Gul Ali, pictured Sept. 20, 2015 while hoping to board a train at the station in Tovarnik, Croatia.
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  • "We are going to Germany," says Syrian refugee Osama Bakir, 5, who came with his parents from Aleppo, Syria, seen holding a toy in a shelter near Graz, Austria.
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