Category Archives: Amputees

Syrian Refugee Mohammed Talks About Losing His Mother, Grandmother, Little Brother and His Legs

Please help the children of Syria by sharing this video of young Mohammed, who lost his mother, grandmother, little brother, and both his legs, and is now a refugee in Istanbul. Palmyra Relief is helping him get prosthetic legs and rehabilitative care.

Syrian War is Leaving Children Struggling to Survive

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Imagine you have a young child whose legs must be amputated because hospitals don’t have the proper equipment to treat them, or a world in which a patient opts to be knocked unconscious with a metal bar because there are no anaesthetics. Imagine a life where newborn babies die in their incubators because of power cuts.

Horrific, isn’t it? Yet this is reality for people inside Syria who have endured the hell and barbarity of war for three years.

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For the Children of Syria

If we treat people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming.
– J.W. Goethe


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There Are No Words…

We are not sure about the origin or photo credit for this heartbreaking photo, but it’s going around on the Syrian-related sites.

There really are no words…

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