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For Syrian Refugee Swimmer, Rio Games Were Dream Come True

While most Olympic swimmers were training hard in the pools of their home cities last year for the Rio Olympics, Syrian swimmer Rami Anis was braving the dangerous waters of the Mediterranean Sea to escape the bloodshed and barrel bombs of his home country of Syria. For years, Anis had been training to make the national team but the Syrian civil war disrupted his dream of representing his country at the Rio games. But he made it there as part of Team Refugees.   Anis says it was...

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