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Syrian refugee in Efthalou, on the Greek island of Lesvos, sitting next to the boat used to traffic him from Turkey. He is fleeing the civil war in Syria, which began in 2011. Photographed in September 2015, when up to 4,000 refugees a day were landing on the island, overwhelming the authorities.
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