As the global issue of refugees increases in importance and urgency, resistance to accepting them into Western countries is also escalating. Reasons for this are many, but a primary factor is the inability to truly empathize with people who have literally risked everything to secure safety for themselves and their families. What if war came to North America and you were forced to flee with your family, as violence ripped apart your community? This concept seeks to create an intimate first-person experience from a western point of view. Using 360 video, you are put into the shoes of a North American refugee. You will feel the danger, emotion and drama of what it is to be a refugee in your own country.