Jean and Caroline have been in Australia for around 3-years, finding refuge in Australia from the Syrian conflict.

Caroline is a music teacher but right now she’s busy looking after their young son, Adam. Jean was doing an apprenticeship to be a chef, but has had to put that on hold for now. Cyrine and Karen are home from school but keeping occupied with arts and crafts, baking, exercise and music. Watch this heartwarming message from the family to everyone getting through these Coronavirus restrictions.

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