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Josef Mohamed Galil, 14, pictured in an old swimming pool in El Aaiún refugee camp, Algeria...I am fourteen. I like it here, I like the weather, even the heat. In this swimming pool they kept water in it for a long time and it damaged it. I never swam here, I prefer the sea. Someone put it here, I like the idea. The last time I was swimming was in Algeria, you can throw yourself from the cliffs and the waves force you around. I learnt to swim in Spain the sea is better there. I was in the Basque country five times. I went surfing in Bilbao, I can stand up sometimes. I miss the sea when I come back here. The Spanish people like the Saharawi and they want to help the kids so we go there in the summer...I would like independence, we hope that Morocco will leave our land. When I was about eleven I started to understand I was a refugee, it was bad and I didn't like it. I want to be a football player for Real Madrid, I like them from when I was a child, I hate Barcelona. We don't have a national football team because we are not independent so I will support Algeria in the World Cup.
Josef Mohamed Galil, 14, pictured in an old swimming pool in El Aaiún refugee camp, Algeria...I am fourteen. I like it here, I like the weather, even the heat. In this swimming pool they kept water in it for a long time and it damaged it. I never swam here, I prefer the sea. Someone put it here, I like the idea. The last time I was swimming was in Algeria, you can throw yourself from the cliffs and the waves force you around. I learnt to swim in Spain the sea is better there. I was in...
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