Syria war: The toy smuggler bringing bags of joy to children



For the girls, it is Barbie dolls. The boys love footballs, cars and teddy bears.
Rami Adham knows exactly what brings the biggest smiles to the faces of Syrian children.
The Finnish-Syrian father-of-six has become known as the "Aleppo toy smuggler".
He says the feeling of handing out toys to children living through a war that is older than many of them is "indescribable".
"The smile they give you back, the gratitude… you help them forget that they have lost their homes, their schools, their toys."
With over 28 visits to Syria from Helsinki in the past four... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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