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Six years ago, he was fleeing war. This year, he's competing at the Olympics

Refugee Aram Mahmoud fled Syria six years ago in search of a better life, leaving behind his family in the process. Now, he is set to take center stage as one of 29 athletes selected by the International Olympic Committee to compete on the Refugee Olympic team in Tokyo 2020 -- a moment that will be the culmination of years of sacrifice to pursue his dreams.

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