Video: Refugee camp simulation opens student eyes

Over the course of two days, Rockhurst University students experienced a brief glimpse into refugees’ daily lives via the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA Refugee Campout.

When students entered the Finucane Jesuit Center, they were given refugee identity cards. Each ID told one refugee’s story from Vietnam, Burma, Sudan, Iraq or Colombia. It spoke about why the refugee fled their home, what happened to their family members and how they arrived in a camp.

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