Samia Yusuf Omar died with boat people

Female Olympic sprinter from Somalia Samia Yusuf Omar (2008 Beijing, 200m) died with boat people near Sicilia, trying to reach the London Olympic Games

Cayuco con inmigrantes (Boat with subsaharian inmigrants).
title=”Cayuco con inmigrantes (Boat with subsaharian inmigrants). by Miguelángel
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related:
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/story-challenge-letter-a/
http://derstandard.at/1345164676101/Somalische-Fahnentraegerin-bei-Ueberfahrt-gestorben

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22 responses to “Samia Yusuf Omar died with boat people

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  2. Wow; I get so little news aside from the top headlines; How in-congruent that such a vivid and colorful boat would be responsible for such tragic news. :(

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  3. To think that she and the others who died were all running for their lives. We take our freedom so much for granted.

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  4. What a terrible tragedy this was. Thanks for sharing, ft.

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  5. Such a tragic story. I was not even aware of this.

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  6. This was news to me too. So sad.

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  7. I had not heard this yet…
    very, very sad…

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  8. I saw this story on the bbc site, so very sad.

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  9. a tragic story, thanks for sharing it frizz

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