Born in Syria
Child Refugees of Syria's Civil War

Born in Syria - Child Refugees of Syria's Civil War
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Germaine

The children in this documentary are amazing. What a world we live in! Thank you for this film.

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Juliette

Very moving documentary, beautifully filmed and really touching. I was really impressed by the maturity of these children, so aware, full of humanity and wisdom, so open hearted... Thank you for this important gift. All our blessings to Syrian families, we are with you...

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Selina

An outstanding documentary; these children are truly amazing, resilient, and articulate so well for their age.

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Zoe

This is a powerful look at at the ongoing refugee crisis from the perspective of children. These kids are amazing.

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