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Bana Alabed

The Syrian War Through A 7-Year-Old's Eyes

Bana Alabed tweets with the help of her mom so the world can see firsthand what's going on in Aleppo.

By Melissa Prax | October 3, 2016

"Good morning from Aleppo. We are still alive," Bana Alabed, a Syrian girl, said. 

Bana is 7 years old. And she's tweeting that she's scared about her city being destroyed by airstrikes and violence. 

Bana tweeted, "I am very afraid I will die tonight. These bombs will kill me now."

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Bana tweeted, "Praying here in Aleppo tonight as I hear bomb fall." 

Bana tweeted, "I hate war. And the world has forgotten us."

She has thousands of followers on Twitter, and that number continues to grow.

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