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Hundreds from across the globe now calling Philly home celebrate World Refugee Day at the zoo

“Every year the celebration looks different,” said Anneke Kat, community engagement specialist at HIAS PA, a large refugee resettlement organization in Philadelphia. “This year we really wanted to do something that felt like a celebration and a day of family fun.”

She called the event an in-person visual representation of Philadelphia’s ability to welcome refugees.

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