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Stories of Survival Speaker Series: Cyprus

  • Cincinnati Public Library 800 Vine Street 3rd Floor Cincinnati, OH, 45202 United States (map)
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6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. • These events are free, but tickets must be reserved in advance.


In 1974 the Turkish army forced hundreds of thousands of Greek Cypriots to flee their homes and become refugees in their own country. Many Cypriots stood their ground and stayed with their homes while others fled south and to other countries. 

About Stories of Survival: Stories of Survival is RefugeeConnect's annual speaker series. Our 2018 series includes five different speaking engagements with refugees from five different countries telling their own stories of survival, including Somalia, Cyprus, the Former Soviet Union, Burundi, and Bhutan. 

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About RefugeeConnect: RefugeeConnect is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of refugees in Greater Cincinnati, to foster community acceptance and inclusion, and to construct a sustainable support system that empowers new Americans on the path to self-sufficiency. To learn more, visit us online at

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