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Children, Childhoods Lost in European Refugee Crisis

When a rubber boat capsized in Turkish waters in September, 17-year-old Mohammad and 3-year-old Aylan, both Syrian refugees, were among the dozens of passengers thrown into the sea.   Mohammad survived, but Aylan’s body washed ashore and was captured by a photo that shocked the world.   “It still makes me sad,” said Mohammad. “I will never forget.” Bundled in a soft cap and fraying coat last week in Germany, Mohammad is still a child himself. But as he waits for the...

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