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Hussam Allahham, a refugee from Syria who is trained as a doctor, now works part-time for a refugee aid organization in Wales. He says Syrians can be shocked when they reach small villages, and he tells them to consider it a break after years of struggle to survive. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

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'Your Children Are Safe': A Town In Wales Welcomes Refugees From Syria

The U.K. began its community sponsorship program for Syrians in 2016. Some refugees who arrived earlier have helped newcomers settle in — and are persuading Welsh communities to open their doors.

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1 In 3 Adults In The U.S. Takes Medications Linked To Depression

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U.S. Judge Approves AT&T's $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

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Hussam Allahham, a refugee from Syria who is trained as a doctor, now works part-time for a refugee aid organization in Wales. He says Syrians can be shocked when they reach small villages, and he tells them to consider it a break after years of struggle to survive. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

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'Your Children Are Safe': A Town In Wales Welcomes Refugees From Syria

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Now that New Jersey can allow sports betting, Monmouth Park in Oceanport has set up a sportsbook operation and plans to start taking bets later this week. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Sports Betting Starts In New Jersey After A Decade Of Legal Battles

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