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Ahmed Badr — Challenging the Refugee Narrative

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When Ahmed Badr was 8 years old, his family's home in Baghdad was bombed. He and his family became refugees and moved to Syria. After living in Syria for two years, they applied for a UN Refugee resettlement program and were placed in the United States.

Ahmed is the founder of Narratio, a platform for creative expression that seeks to create empathy and alleviate childhood illiteracy by empowering youth through the publishing of poetry, photography, art and narrative. Ahmed is also a published writer, photographer, and poet. With work appearing on the Instagram blog, Huffington Post, Adobe, and others, Ahmed explores the intersection between creativity, the refugee experience, and youth empowerment.

“Ultimately, I want to change what people think about when they hear the word ‘refugee’. With my art, I hope to do that at a very personal level.”

— Ahmed Badr

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May 22, 2017

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