First Day: Sarah Yahya remembers people feeding birds, "Why would you do such a thing?"

Sara Yahya Source: Ashley Mar

Sarah Yahya was born in 1995 and has been living in Australia since 2007. This is how she remembers her First Day in Australia.

Sarah and part of her family fled Iraq in 2001 and lived in Jordan for 6 years before they were granted a humanitarian visa to come to Australia in June 2007.

Since 2008 Sarah has been doing voluntary work on behalf of refugees and asylum seekers, including working with the Mandean community and other migrants in Sydney, specially the most disadvantaged. 



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