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Ali Fitzgerald

Syrian refugees draw their lives for me every day. This comic shows what they taught me.

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Ali Fitzgerald is an artist and writer living in Berlin.  She currently writes bi-weekly visual columns for McSweeney's and Art Magazin. You can find out more about helping refugees in Berlin (and elsewhere) here. Follow her on Twitter.

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