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Story Publication logo December 18, 2017

Baby Heln's First Year: A Year in the Life of a Refugee in Europe

Taimaa Abazli, 24, holds her new baby Heln in their tent at the Karamalis camp in Thessaloniki. Image by Lynsey Addario for TIME. Greece, 2016.


Finding Home

Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave...

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Image courtesy Lynsey Addario. Greece, 2017.
Image courtesy Lynsey Addario. Greece, 2017.

Taimaa and her husband Mohannad fled Syria seeking asylum in Europe. Their baby, Heln, was born a refugee.

TIME was there for the birth and chronicled their journey.

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War and Conflict

War and Conflict
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Migration and Refugees

Migration and Refugees

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