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World in Progress: Leros — a refugee haven with a difference

Europe is the dream destination for many refugees from Africa and the Middle East. Many try to cross the Mediterranean Sea by boat — some landing on a Greek island. But it's not easy for refugees in Greece, with overcrowded camps and bad living conditions. Yet on the little Greek island of Leros, it's different. But how? This report by Michael Lehman is presented by Kathleen Schuster.