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The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

The conflicts in Syria and elsewhere in the Arab world have sparked the largest refugee crisis since the end of World War II. Some 21 million people, including more than 5 million Syrians, have fled their homes for neighboring countries or attempted the perilous sea crossing to Europe, and everywhere governments are struggling to cope with the influx. Many have reacted by closing their borders and imprisoning those seeking sanctuary. But Canada not only has taken in thousands of Syrian refugees, but its people have gone out of their way to make them welcome. If Canada, with a tenth of the population of the U.S. can be a Good Samaritan to desperate people, why can't Americans open their...

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