Friday Lights: Refuge

Friday Lights: Refuge

Each Friday we post content sent to us by our readers that is inspiring, funny, lighthearted or just generally fun. If you’d like more information on submitting content for this feature you can get more information here.


Jean Rath sent us the video above, along with an article that chronicles how this family escaped war and terror though the efforts of a small group of people. So inspiring. If you’re interested, you can read that story here.

Have a great Friday everyone!

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