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Syrian refugee children enjoying themselves at outreach event.

Recovering Lost Childhood

Refugees from civil war in Syria, including violence by the Islamic State (ISIS), enjoy some relief in an undisclosed Middle Eastern country where a ministry helps churches provide children some semblance of childhood with balloons, bounce-houses and face-painting. "Churches do something special for them every week or two, and for 200 people, it costs about $3,000" for food, beverages, facility and other costs, the indigenous ministry leader said. The ministry is also able to send people home with two food bags so that $65 in lentils, beans and other staple items provides a family of four sustenance for a month. "We get those items wholesale, so we get a good price," the leader said. His ministry also seeks support for six full-time workers in the Middle Eastern country.

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