Why I’m Going to Lesvos, Greece

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Over the past couple years, the Greek Island of Lesvos has been a central story of the Syrian refugee crisis. Located close to Turkey, the island has been used as the main stepping stone into the EU. One of the many stories to emerge has been the hospitality and compassion shown by the residents: old women washing clothes or feeding hungry people washed ashore on small boats. Their efforts were recognized with a Nobel Prize nomination in 2016...