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A group of Syrian refugees on a small inflatable boat minutes before their landing on the beach of Skala Sykaminias. In the horizon the Greek Coast Guard vessel could be seen. Everyday hundreds of refugees, mainly from Syria and Afghanistan, are crossing in small overcrowded inflatable boats the 6 mile channel from the Turkish coast to the island of Lesbos in Greece. Many spend their life savings, over $1000, to buy a space on those boats.