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Story of Angel Aylan: Heart breaking image of drowned refugee toddler

Story of Angel Aylan: Heart breaking image of drowned refugee toddler

A heart-wrenching image has shaken the world today, of a little toddler named Aylan Kurdi, who was found lifeless, washed on the Turkish beach.

In the particular tragic picture, the Syrian refugee boy lay face down on the shore near the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.

In his red T-shirt and shorts, it was a pose familiar to any parent. He might have been sleeping.

It broke everyones heart that even Laura Tharion created a sad piece quoting:

“So you lie dead, curled in the sand
in your poppy red shirt,
and little brown shoes,
laced lovingly by fearful hands,
who face a paper boat and
the cold embrace of a soulless ocean
as the safest cradle offered.”

The image shakes the Netizens, some even posts sad tributes for the little boy on social media:

His name was Aylan. He was 3 years old. He drowned at sea with his parents and his 5 year old brother, Galip. They fled…

Posted by Europe says OXI on Wednesday, September 2, 2015


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