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2015 Likely to Break Records for Migrant, Refugee Numbers

We’ve all seen the images — thousands of people, desperate, trying to reach safety on the shores of Europe. And now, on International Migrants Day [Dec. 18], there is bleak news when it comes to the lives of these migrants and refugees. According to the UN Refugee Agency, 2015 will likely break all previous records as the year with the greatest number of people being forced to abandon their homes. Alberto Pimienta has the story.