‘We will give him a family’: A 6-year-old boy writes Obama about having a refugee ‘brother’

September 22, 2016 6:17 PM

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‘We will give him a family’: A 6-year-old boy writes Obama about having a refugee ‘brother’

For many of us, the images of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, injured, ashen, and bewildered after an airstrike in Aleppo last month, crystallized the horror of Syria's civil war. It made us wonder, again, how that horror might be stopped.

For Alex, a 6-year-old from Scarsdale, N.Y., it called upon an even deeper sense of responsibility and shared humanity.

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