The Nassau Weekly: “The Ashes of Moria”

Statue of Sappho on Mytilene, Lesbos. (c) Harrison Blackman

This past summer, I visited Lesbos as part of a Princeton journalism class on the refugee crisis. A month after our class visited the Moria refugee camp, its occupants rioted and burned Moria to the ground. This is my account of visiting Lesbos–during the calm before the storm. While difficult to perceive, there were clues of the events to come. In all the turbulence of the past week, remember that there is a world elsewhere.

Read the article here.

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