Rahaf fled Aleppo with her family when missiles started crashing into their neighborhood.
They now share space with others in a communal shelter near Aleppo. Crowded, chaotic, crammed together.
She attends a temporary school there. Due to a learning disability, she is older than the grade level she is in. For other students, she is “the big girl who can’t read.” It was very hard for 14-year old Rahaf when others made fun of her.
Making friends was very hard, too. Teen girls, especially in the...MORE