Universal Refugee Experience

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Any refugee, having to flee their home has acknowledged the Universal Refugee Experience, which is a refugee’s expedition through deprivations. When refugees do leave home very salient possessions can be abandoned and their safety is at risk when refugees find a new home, they face adapting to many different things, different people with different attitudes can be met and family members can be departed from each other. Refugees feel miserable when they are turned “inside out” and are lighthearted when they are “back again.” Written by Thanhha Lai, the book “Inside Out And Back Again” is a great example in presenting the universal experience. This can be associated with the title, since refugee’s lives always start off horrible, but afterward, they finally find themselves. When refugees do leave home very salient possessions can be abandoned and their safety is at risk. When Ha and her family fled their home, she had to leave her papaya tree, her two hooks and a hammock she uses to nap on and family pictures. Since Ha’s family didn’t want any evidence of their father existing they decided to burn the pictures for his safety, In page 59 Thanhha Lai proclaims, “We cannot leave evidence of Father’s life that might hurt him.” Refugees…show more content…
Refugees all over the world flee their home and have experienced the Universal Refugee Experience, which is a refugee’s expedition through deprivations. When refugees do leave home very salient possessions can be abandoned and their safety is at risk when refugees find a new home, they face adapting to many different things, different people with different attitudes can be met and family members can be departed from each other. Refugees feel miserable when they are turned “inside out” and are lighthearted when they are “back
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