going to Canada

going to Canada

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  • Have we packed everything we need?
  • Yup! We put the boxes downstairs.
  • Okay. Let's go!
  • They were going to try to cross the border illegally. It was a very long walk.
  • I can't believe it!
  • lets go to celebrate!
  • They had to carry their children, and their belongings.
  • They needed to cross the river connecting Turkey and Syria. The Turkish border patrol turned them away...
  • They tried again, and got caught a second time
  • But on the third try, they made it into Turkey!
  • They celebrated, but they still had a long way to go...
  • They ended up living there for two years. In one room. because they had the invitations to go to Canada but they did not have permission from turkey to leave.
  • Rahab got a new job as a teacher when she was in Turkey.
  • One day Rahab got a call from Fadi her husband that said that they could leave turkey to go to Canada.
  • The flight to Toronto left from Istanbul, but Istanbul was a 3 hour flight away.
  • They were scared to go on the flight because they were scared that they would lose their papers. So they decided to go by bus.
  • It ended up being a 20-hour bus ride.
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