Rilind Abazi was only a baby when he and his family fled Kosovo for Macedonia during his country’s war in the late ’90s.
“We were received by a family of strangers. We didn’t know them, but we’ve become family friends,” he said. Now he’s trying to return the favor.
After moving to Newtown four years ago, the 18-year-old has been teaching his peers about the Syrian refugee crisis, and also helping refugees directly.