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‘Merkel is the heroine who saved my life’: refugee who took selfie

Reuters, 18 Sep 2021
In 2015, Syrian refugee Anas Modamani took a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a Berlin migrant shelter. It captured a symbolic moment when Merkel gambled her political capital and welcomed 1 million unscreened migrants, for which Syrians like Modamani remain grateful.

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