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Syrian Girl Who Tweeted Through Civil War Safely Evacuated

The family of little girl who shared tweets of the destruction in Aleppo has been evacuated.
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Syrian Girl Who Tweeted Through Civil War Safely Evacuated

Bana Alabed, the 7-year-old Syrian girl who used Twitter to document life in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, has now been evacuated, along with her mother, father and two brothers. 

Bana started tweeting in September.

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What started with videos of Bana reading and distracting herself from the war became an all-too-real plea for help. 

At times, she even tweeted she thought she was going to die. 

Now, under a shaky cease-fire, Syrians in the rebel-controlled areas of Aleppo are being evacuated to areas controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the government.