'He Will Be Our Brother': Boy, 6, Asks Obama To Bring Syrian Boy To Live With Him

September 22, 2016 4:23 PM

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The breathtaking sadness of seeing a boy suffering in Syria's civil war has prompted a breathtaking offer of hospitality and kindness.

The sight of shell-shocked five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, who was wounded in an airstrike in Aleppo, left many people speechless last month. It also prompted a New York boy named Alex to write President Obama with a simple request: "Can you please go get him" so Omran can become part of Alex's family...

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