Right now, the world is facing the largest refugee crisis since World War II. Worldwide, more than 22.5 million refugees have been forced to flee their communities because of war, violence, and
persecution. Authors, actresses, and actors are using their fame to advocate for refugees, and here’s what they’re saying:
1. Angelina Jolie
“So many refugees are children. I’ve often heard them say that the most painful thing is not that they have lost their homes—it is that they have lost their friends.”
2. J.K. Rowling
“If you can’t imagine yourself in one of those boats, you have something missing. They are dying for a life worth living.”
3. George Clooney
“Let’s not lose an entire generation of people because they happened to be born in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
4. Sophia Bush
“I encourage you. Do not turn a blind eye. Their story is our story. Bear witness. Listen thoughtfully. And learn lessons that will make you more determined to use your money, and most importantly your voices, for good.”
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