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Extra: 6-year-old Alex wants to adopt Omran, Syrian boy rescued in Aleppo

The Daily Catch - published on 09/22/16

This is the most precious video we’ve ever seen. Alex was so moved by the photo of Omran Daqneesh, the Syrian boy who was covered in blood and debris after surviving an airstrike in Aleppo, that he wanted his family to give the boy a new home.

“Remember the boy who was picked up by the ambulance in Syria? Can you please go get him and bring him to our home? Park on the driveway or in the street. We’ll be waiting for you guys with flags flowers and balloons. We will give him a family and he will be our brother.”

The sentiment expressed by this little boy is an example for the world. He saw the picture of that shocked Syrian boy and all he saw was a friend that he wanted to help. Here’s to Alex. If the next generation is like him then there is nothing but hope for the world.

Read More: Daily WOW: Outreach of an innocent mind

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