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Syrian refugees

(Photo courtesy UNHCR/Shawn Baldwin) Aya poses for a photograph with her father Mohammad outside of their home in an informal settlement in Dalhamiyeh in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Aya's family has been living in Lebanon for 2 years. They fled Syria shortly after the war started following a massacre in Homs.

One millionth child refugee flees Syria

On Friday, Aug. 23, the United Nations said the one millionth child

refugee left Syria, in a sad milestone nearly two and a half years since

conflict there started. These photos, from a camp in Jordan, are from

the UN's High Commissioner on Refugees.

Read more about the children's stories: As One Million Child Refugees Flee Syria, a Glimpse into Their Lives