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Szymon Barylski

Szymon Barylski took this month’s cover photo in the Greek village of Idomeni, on the Macedonian border, in March 2016. The girl, a Syrian refugee, is holding her infant sibling. Barylski lives in Galway, Ireland.

— From February 2017
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On The Border

In 2015 more than a million refugees came to Europe seeking asylum. Most were fleeing the fighting in Syria and Iraq or escaping Taliban rule in Afghanistan. Bringing only what they could carry, many crossed the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece before continuing on to wealthier countries such as Germany and Sweden.

February 2017

February 2017

Cover by Szymon Barylski

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