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I want to shed light on the struggle of being a person of Arabic descent in a colonized world

Natalie Wakileh, from Batavia, studies political science at Waubonsee and plans to apply what she learns on the global stage. After graduating from high school she worked for a few years before attending college. During that time, she spent a year in Israel and spent part of that time volunteering in a refugee camp in Bethlehem. There she met Palestinian and Syrian refugees and decided that she wanted to study political science and international relations.

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