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Listen To These Syrian Children Tell The World What's Really Happening

As we've been talking about Syria here at Upworthy, we've been struck by its complexity and just how much information there is to take in. One thing we wanted to be sure to highlight is the voices of Syrian people, the children on the ground, the human beings living through this. This is about them, and we want you to hear these voices yourself.

Listen To These Syrian Children Tell The World What's Really Happening

The video above is the story of Syrian children from the Zataari refugee camp in Jordan.

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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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