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Ahmad and Alaa got married in 25th August, 2015 in Syria. They lived in Damascus until the Syrian forces bombed and ruined the whole city. They are on their way to Belgium. ×

Ahmad and Alaa got married in 25th August, 2015 in Syria. They lived in Damascus until the Syrian forces bombed and ruined the whole city. They are on their way to Belgium. ×
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Rokan and her family in Budapest and in a boat to Greece. They both worked in Syria, Aleppo as an engineer and her husband as doctor. They lived in Efrin but it took several hours to get to Aleppo to their workplace. They are planning to go to England as Rokan’s sister is already living there.

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Rokan and her family in Budapest and in a boat to Greece. They both worked in Syria, Aleppo as an engineer and her husband as doctor. They lived in Efrin but it took several hours to get to Aleppo to their workplace. They are planning to go to England as Rokan’s sister is already living there.

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Muhammad and his friend in Budapest and on a field close to the Serbian-Hungary border. They started their journey from Aleppo, Syria where Muhammad studied economics but the university was ruined just before they left.

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Muhammad and his friend in Budapest and on a field close to the Serbian-Hungary border. They started their journey from Aleppo, Syria where Muhammad studied economics but the university was ruined just before they left.

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Poriya at Keleti in Budapest. He left Iran with his daughter to get to Europe. They took the bus to Budapest from the Hungarian border. ×

Poriya at Keleti in Budapest. He left Iran with his daughter to get to Europe. They took the bus to Budapest from the Hungarian border. ×
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Fayaz studied engineering in Afghanistan before he left with three friends to get to western Europe.

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Fayaz studied engineering in Afghanistan before he left with three friends to get to western Europe.

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Riham, Mahfouz, Nour, Rassin, Oussama and Eyad all lived and studied in Syria. The group of friends planned to leave the country for months but the need to collect money for the road. The smugglers boat from Turkey and then landing in Greece was their defining experience for a whole life.

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Riham, Mahfouz, Nour, Rassin, Oussama and Eyad all lived and studied in Syria. The group of friends planned to leave the country for months but the need to collect money for the road. The smugglers boat from Turkey and then landing in Greece was their defining experience for a whole life.

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Omar and Sarah arrived to Budapest from Damascus and heading to Germany. He spaeaks perfect english. He worked before as a mechanic in Syria. ×

Omar and Sarah arrived to Budapest from Damascus and heading to Germany. He spaeaks perfect english. He worked before as a mechanic in Syria. ×
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Besher (far left), Omar, Ali, Rawaa and Rida after their arrival to Budapest Keleti Railway Station. Besher perfectly speaks in english, their parents sent him to an american school to learn the language. He is from a wealthy family, they had factories and exported sugar, flour to different countries. They took the smuggling boat from Turkey to Greece, and a taxi from the serbian boarder to Budapest which cost 200 euros per person. ×

Besher (far left), Omar, Ali, Rawaa and Rida after their arrival to Budapest Keleti Railway Station. Besher perfectly speaks in english, their parents sent him to an american school to learn the language. He is from a wealthy family, they had factories and exported sugar, flour to different countries. They took the smuggling boat from Turkey to Greece, and a taxi from the serbian boarder to Budapest which cost 200 euros per person. ×
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Ammer and his family in Budapest’s Keleti underpass and in his home in Damascus. Ammer worked as a painter back in Syria. ×

Ammer and his family in Budapest’s Keleti underpass and in his home in Damascus. Ammer worked as a painter back in Syria. ×

Smart phone memories

Tens of thousands refugges from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran arrived to Budapest’s Keleti Railway Station in September, 2015. Their smart phones primarly used to orientate themself to find the right direction to the border of the EU, keep them contact with family members and friends. But they also store their memories and old photograph on tiny memory cards wrapped in paper, others just keep their freshly made photos they bought newly on the road; to remember - pictures from a dinghy boat on a greek sea, moments of walks at the green border close to Hungary.

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