Saturday, February 16, 2008
Samer Refaat, 18
Samer is from Al-Dora neighborhood in Baghdad and is the oldest in his family. He has two brothers and one sister.
“My dream was to grow up with my family, study and get the high school. I want to get the bachelor degree in medicine. My family always wants me to get a degree in medicine major to become a doctor in the future.
“My family is like any family want to see a bright future to their sons. But sadly the war happened and all my dreams and hopes have been destroyed. The war began in 2003. I was in 8th grade when I was forced to left my studies quitting my high school.
“In 2007 I left my home and go to Syria. I left the school and begun to work in Syria.”