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The Olympic Refugee Team: A Beacon Of Hope In Rio

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For the first time ever, an entire refugee team made up of athletes of different nationalities is taking part in the Olympics.

The team's appearance in the competitors' parade was one of the highlights of Friday's Opening Ceremony in Rio.

From South Sudan, Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia, all had to flee their countries in search of protection - and all have a burning ambition to succeed in their chosen sport.

Like others in the 10-strong team, Rami Anis, a swimmer from …
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