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WATCH: One-legged Syrian Refugee Carries Olympic Torch Near Athens as a Sign of Hope

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 04/29/16

What a story, via Rome Reports:

Ibrahim was a water polo player in Syria. He began swimming as a child, and was encouraged by his father. However, his career came to a halt when he lost a leg in a bomb explosion in 2011. He made the best of his situation and is now part of a wheelchair basketball team. He fled his city, Deir ez-Zor, one of the most affected by the war, and has been living in Greece for two years. He arrived there, like so many of his compatriots, on an inflatable boat.

Watch the video below.

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