By Yusra Mardini
"Being a refugee isn't a call. Our selection is to die at domestic or hazard loss of life attempting to escape." - Yusra Mardini
Yusra Mardini fled her local Syria to the Turkish coast in 2015 and boarded a small dinghy jam-packed with refugees certain for Greece. whilst the small and overcrowded boat's engine minimize out, it all started to sink. Yusra, her sister and others took to the water, pushing the boat for 3 and a part hours in open water till they finally landed on Lesbos, saving the lives of the passengers aboard.
Butterfly is the tale of that outstanding lady, whose trip begun in a war-torn suburb of Damascus and took her via Europe to Berlin and from there to the 2016 Olympic video games in Rio de Janeiro.
Yusra Mardini is an athlete, certainly one of People magazine’s twenty-five ladies altering the area, a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and one among Time Magazine’s thirty so much influential children of 2016.
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