June 20, 2017 is World Refugee Day and we are truly inspired by stories that show the desire to push beyond unfortunate events towards greatness.
Watch this BBC short story of Mari Malek, who left war-ravaged South Sudan as a child and has achieved success in America.
Today she is a supermodel, DJ and actor in New York and now uses her influence to help children affected by war.
20 JUN: How a refugee from South Sudan became a supermodel – and now uses her influence to help children affected by war. Mari Malek came to the US as a child, and has succeeded at the top level of fashion despite severe setbacks in her early life. #War #Sudan # South Sudan #Refugees #Model # Supermodel #Children #Fashion #US #BBCShorts #BBCNews @bbcnews
Photo Credit: www.marimalek.com