The excruciating plight of refugees must end

This story is excruciating to read. If you want to help refugees like these children and their families, you can find many organizations for donations and other assistance here, on our ever-expanding list. These children and their families join a far too long list of those recently displaced by war, famine, drought, and ethnic cleansing around the globe.

Mostly toddlers’ among 31 drowned in Mediterranean Sea via NBC News

“At least 31 people — mostly young children — drowned Wednesday after falling from a packed migrant boat while trying to reach Europe from North Africa, rescuers said.”

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