Syrian toddler, family died trying to get to Canada

September 3, 2015 3:08 PM

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Syrian toddler, family died trying to get to Canada

(CNN)Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi was born into a country eaten up by war. His parents, Abdullah and Rehen, only wanted a better life for Aylan and his brother Galip than they had in Kobani, Syria.

They wanted what anyone does -- what hundreds of thousands of people fleeing violence, who have flooded Europe, deserve -- a safe home.

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