Jan’s Story


One of the things we notice in the world, is that hate has difficulty standing up to shared experiences of humanity. Empathy dissolves prejudice and separation. So it feels extremely important to share what this gentle, loving, creative young man has to say – and to acknowledge also the many, many other complex, unique human beings whom we talk about under such terms as ‘refugees’.

He did not have a home in Syria, and does not have one now. We all need a home.

His song is beautiful.

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

Counselling in Exeter since 1994

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