“The bombs kept following us”

By Rachelle Lyndaker Schlabach

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Credit: Reuters

This photo of a Syrian three-year-old boy, who drowned trying to flee to Greece, captured global attention last week.

But sadly, he and his family represent just a fraction of the millions of Syrians whose lives have been devastated by the civil war that has now been raging for more than four years.

In June I met some of these refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. The stories they told were heartbreaking.

One family was from Damascus, Syria. When the war forced them to leave their home, they moved first to several other parts of Syria, but “the bombs kept following” them. They eventually…

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