This comes from Marieke, a talented writer and volunteer on Lesvos island that I had the pleasure to work with. Marieke still works on the island and offers a unique perspective on the refugee crisis, pulling all of her stories from the experiences of refugees.
She is one of the major inspirations for my upcoming book Guerrilla Aid.
J. has no teeth. They were tortured out. Of all the lovely people I met at Pikpa he is the softest, the most grateful. The night he arrives he gives everyone in reception a hand. The following days…