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'I felt free': Saudi refugee on first arriving in Canada

CTV News Tuesday, 15 January 2019
The Saudi teen who was granted asylum after fleeing her family says she felt “born again” when she was greeted by Canada’s Foreign Affairs minister at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
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#RahafMohammed #Canada CANADA — Canada granted asylum to Rahaf Mohammed, a Saudi teenager, last week after she escaped her family, CBS News reports. Reporting from a press conference Rahaf was speaking at, CNN quotes her as saying, "I am one of the lucky ones. I know there are unlucky women...

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