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Just a few years ago, when she was 14 years old, bombs started to fall on Muzoon Almellehan’s hometown of Daraa, in south-western Syria. Civil war was intensifying, and her parents saw escape as the only alternative. They left the country with their four children in 2013. They landed in Jordan – in Za’atari, the second-largest refugee camp in the world.
Although her father has asked her to pack only the bare necessities, Muzoon carried a suitcase full of books with her. “Even as a child, I knew that education was the key to my future, so when I fled Syria, the only belongings I took with me were my school books,” the now 21-year-old explained to UNICEF in June 2017……………………..