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Arts and Entertainment

Imagining a Refugee Camp in Santa Monica

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Sunday is the last day to catch Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) refugee camp at the Santa Monica Pier. The exhibit, which began last week in Griffith Park, provides visitors with an in-depth perspective into how a refugee camp operates. Aid workers lead small groups around the "camp" and recount their own experiences in the field as they explain what MSF does to provide mental and physical services to the 42 million people around the world uprooted by war.

The tours, which last 40-60 minutes, are extremely informative and highly recommended. The exhibit, located just north of the Pier, is open from 9:00-5:30 tomorrow.