A Refugee’s Reflection: Embracing Freedom, Hope and the Power of Welcome

As a refugee who sought sanctuary and a fresh start in the United States, I find myself reflecting on the significance of the Fourth of July. This day holds a profound meaning for me and countless others who have experienced displacement, war or the relentless pursuit of freedom. As I join in the celebrations, I embrace the day's spirit with a deep sense of gratitude and renewed hope for the future.

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