Children In Syria Grow Up Knowing Nothing But War
There are more than 8 million Syrian children in need of aid. A Syrian doctor describes life for some of those who've grown up with the conflict.By Jake Godin | September 14, 2016
This is an illustrated interview with Dr. Zaher Sahloul of the Syrian American Medical Society.
"So one child, who was 5 years old, who was basically born before the crisis but spent most of her time under siege, Daraya has been under siege for more than three years."
"So someone gave her a cookie in the bus. … And she look at the cookie and she did not understand what is this cookie. Then she ask her father, 'What is this?' He said, 'This is a cookie; you can eat it.' And she ask him, 'But you told me we eat cookies only in heaven.'"