Lilah is a senior in high school at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, Connecticut. She spent a month in Jordan Summer of 2018 volunteering in Za’atari Syrian refugee camp, assessing malnutrition and taking vitals in a clinic, and teaching English and violin in a supplemental learning center.
How Spending a Week at the Za’atari Refugee Camp Changed My Perspective
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