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In December 2016, we traveled to the Turkish-Syrian border.

In just 72 hours, we interviewed almost 100 Syrian refugees. Here's what we found.

6 million

Syrians are internally displaced


Syrians have been killed

4.8 million

Have fled Syria


You want the best for your family.

So do the refugees.

Becoming a refugee was literally a life or death decision. They left behind their jobs, schools and homes for one reason – to give their family the best chance of survival.

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