Our lovely Lena keeps trying to bring attention to the crisis for so many refugees around the world, which makes us like her even more! Read more about the organisation International Rescue Committee (IRC) here.
In June 2016, actress Lena Headey travelled to Greece to get a first-hand account of the circumstances in which refugees were living at that time.
“Game of Thrones” star Headey visited refugee camps in the crisis-hit country on a trip organized by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a U.S.-based relief agency.
On the Greek Island of Lesbos, Headey met Marwa, a Syrian woman who had fled the war with her three children. Her husband Aiman was stranded in Germany and Marwa wanted to find him there. Headey was deeply moved by Marwa’s story.
Almost six months later, Headey met Marwa again. Marwa had been reunited with Aiman and her family was together.
Her children were in school and she had just given birth to a new baby – one-month-old Werner, named after a German man who has become a close friend of the family.
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