June 25, 2022

Lyme Senior Siblings Stay Together Through Refugee Journey, Find New Community (from The Day)

LYME — For Lyme-Old Lyme High School seniors Kamber and Darin Hamou, the last four years have been a lesson about the importance of family both at home and within a community.

Having grown up in Aleppo, Syria, the siblings escaped the country as refugees in 2013 with their parents, Hani and Yadiz, as well as their younger brother, Mohammad, who is now 15, after the Syrian civil war broke out.

Before arriving in Lyme in May 2016, the family endured and fled from bombing attacks in their neighborhood, crossed the Syrian-Turkish border while …

Visit this link to read the full article by Mary Biekert and published June 9 on TheDay.com.