105 words rest beneath the Statue of Liberty.
They were written 136 years ago.
Time has taken its toll on the brass inscription.
The words, once crisp, have faded.
And maybe, their meaning has too.
Every two seconds, someone around the world is displaced from their home. Driven away from everything they know by violence, war, or relentless prosecution.
68 million people — 43 since you started reading this article.
And the clock keeps ticking, and ticking, and ticking. 25 million are refugees. Forced to leave their home country, looking, as we all are, for a chance at a better life.