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Migrants walk past makeshift shops and shelters at a camp known as "The Jungle" in Calais, France, on Sept. 6. Overcrowding has become an issue in the camp. "I imagined a little camp," says Calais resident Nicole Cordier, who has protested against The Jungle. "Not an immense camp like this one. This is a city." Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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For One French Woman, An Eye-Opening Visit To Calais' Refugee 'Jungle'

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Amran, an unaccompanied minor from Afghanistan, at right, walks in the camp known as the Jungle with 35-year-old Farid Hamdan, a father of four, also from Afghanistan. "My heart is saying help him because he's only a kid," says Hamdan. "He has nobody else here to look after him." There are 300 to 400 children staying in the Jungle. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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A Young Afghan Migrant Makes His Way In The Calais 'Jungle'

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The sun sets on Banksy's 'Dismaland' in Weston-super-Mare England. The art exhibit, billed as a "bemusement park," closed permanently on Sunday, Sept. 27. BEN BIRCHALL/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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