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She Survived 4 Days When Her Refugee Boat Capsized—Now She’s Changing the Way the U.N is Responding to This Crisis

This powerful video peels back the layers of media, news coverage, and cultural perception to take a closer look at the compelling true story of a young refugee woman who survived four days at sea after their boat with 500 passengers capsized.

This must watch TED Talk will open your heart to the tender and trying story of one woman’s incredible survival at sea. “This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN’s refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives … as the refugee ships keep coming …

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