Children suffering: A true picture of Europe's migrant crisis

September 17, 2015 2:12 PM

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Children suffering: A true picture of Europe's migrant crisis

The body of a 2-year-old boy who washed ashore in Turkey has been identified as Aylan Kurdi, seen here, left, with his brother, Galip, who also drowned. The boys and their mother, Rehen, died during a treacherous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to escape war-torn Syria. The boys' aunt, Tima Kurdi, who lives in Canada, posted this image to Facebook.

Authorities stand near Aylan's lifeless body on Wednesday, September 2. This photo went viral around the world, often with a Turkish hashtag that means "Flotsam of Humanity."

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