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Youth Program Tries to Ease Lebanese Syrian Tensionsi
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January 22, 2013 11:55 PM
As Syrian refugees stream into Lebanon, tensions between Lebanese and Syrians are growing daily. Strains over space and resources are heightened by historic frictions. Young people especially feel the tensions, and one effort called "Youth Initiatives" is bringing students together in an effort to minimize prejudice and build friendships. Paige Kollock reports.

Youth Program Tries to Ease Lebanese Syrian Tensions

Published January 22, 2013

As Syrian refugees stream into Lebanon, tensions between Lebanese and Syrians are growing daily. Strains over space and resources are heightened by historic frictions. Young people especially feel the tensions, and one effort called "Youth Initiatives" is bringing students together in an effort to minimize prejudice and build friendships. Paige Kollock reports.


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