Clarice Holt, a 26-year-old illustrator living in London, was looking for a way to give back. Last month, as she watched Melissa Fleming’s talk, “Let’s help refugees thrive, not just survive,” she realized she could help people living in refugee camps thousands of miles away — by creating beautiful, shareable images of the main ideas […]
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“These are very difficult times to be a refugee,” says the UN Refugee Agency’s Melissa Fleming. She gives some stats that are hard to swallow: Not since WWII have there been so many people on the run; by the end of today 32,000 people will have been forcibly displaced from their homes; currently there are […]
A total stranger helped Hyeonseo Lee pay her mother and brother’s way out of jail as they fled from North Korea. Now, four years later, Lee has been reunited with that stranger, getting the chance to thank him in person. In Lee’s TED2013 talk, “My escape from North Korea,” she describes defecting from North Korea […]