Last week we said a special goodbye to our incredible, fantastic, amazing, friend and volunteer, Abbas.
First of all, we would like to thank you for always being a sunshine here at OHF! We were incredibly fortunate to have Abbas, the world’s best barber, resident tour guide and all-around volunteer!
He was always the first friendly face to greet people, taking them on one of his famous tours. His warmth and kindness touched the hearts of everyone he met and showed the best of our community.
Not only are you our barber, our tour guide and our friendly face here at One Happy Family, but you are also our family forever. You will always have a special place in our OHF-hearts
Before Abbas left, he said: “On the one hand I am so happy because we spent such great times together for such a long time. On the other hand, I am so sad because I have to abandon OHF and my friends, leaving such sweet and bitter memories. No problem might be as difficult as saying goodbye to everyone but this is our refugee’s life. I hope one day there will be no borders and nobody having to live as a refugee in the world. Thanks for everything. I love you so much everyone.”
Zeynep, one of our coordinators, said “I can’t express how much I respect him, his dignity, his good heart, his hard work, his dedication, and his intelligence… and I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to know him and to be his colleague. I wish him all the best in the next chapter of his life! And I hope to see him soon somewhere!”