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Nowhere to go: Remembering the plight of refugees

"It was not safe and I had nowhere to go." — Hiroe Nagase These were the words I heard my mother speak as she remembered the day World War II  arrived on her doorstep. At just 16, she had emerged from a bomb shelter and saw virtually nothing left standing after the air raid that made her run for her life.I imagined her terror in that chaos, and tried to empathize with her feeling that she may n