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Refugees: Doing it for themselves!

Jakarta | Wed, October 3, 2018 | 09:43 am
Refugees: Doing it for themselves! Much needed assistance: Refugees receive clean clothes from volunteers and social activists. (JP/ Rifky Dewandaru)

PREMIUM When you hear the name Albert Einstein (1879-1955), what comes to mind? Physicist. E=mc2. Theory of Relativity. Nobel laureate. Genius. But did you know he was also a refugee? 

Yup, when Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, Einstein was already a well-known physicist in his native Germany, having won the Nobel Prize in 1921. Due to the persecution he suffered as a Jew, he fled G...

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