Hairdressing school gives Syrian refugees in Lebanon dream of independence

Nour, a Syrian refugee (R) practices on hair mannequins at a training salon in Bar Elias town, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

BAR ELIAS, Lebanon (Reuters) – As a Syrian refugee in Lebanon, Nour knows life can be tough. So the 15-year-old leapt at the chance to train as a hairdresser with L’Oreal, hoping one day to open her own salon in whichever country she ends up. “Sometimes life can knock you down, so you need to […]

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