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Abdiwahab melts into the Danish society with his talent

16 year old Abdiwahab takes advantage of his talent to integrate in Denmark. In 2016 he won North Zealand Championships in street football. Now he is training other asylum seeker children while he is waiting for the decision from the Immigration Service. By Mila Everyone in the asylum center Gribskov …

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How to get the best out of your waiting time

Waiting time as an asylum seeker can be quite stressful, but I am giving you the recipe for how to “survive” this difficult time in a less excruciating way. In this guide you can find several things to do, to make your waiting time easier. Story and pictures by Mila …

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By: Paiwand I came to Denmark in the beginning of 2016. I was just a 23-year old girl, and I had never been away from my family before. Now, I was going to live alone for the first time, and I didn’t even know for how long. I came from …

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Snapshots of asylum seekers: 11-year-old Bashir

By: Hala “I feel bored in the center where I live. There’s not much to do in the asylum center. I don’t have any real friends here – so I miss my friends in Syria. Sometimes I want to play with boys older than me, because the kids at my …

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Snapshots of asylum seekers: Amer’s hairdressing salon

By: Hala “When I was a kid, I loved to play with my dad’s shaving tools. Until I became 15 years old, I decided to be a barber like my dad, so I made my first attempt cutting my brother’s hair. I wanted to make a nice haircut for him, …

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