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(Photo courtesy UNHCR/Shawn Baldwin) Aya, right, and Labiba write in notebooks in their family's home in an informal settlement in Dalhamiyeh in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. 'She's curious about everything, she loves to learn and wants to get an education. She's always asking her older brothers and sisters, "What is this?" and "What is that?" "She can even cry if they don't have time to answer her questions," said her older sister Houdoud.

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