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8-year-old Lost Daughter Rejoins Syrian Family in Cyprus

Jaffar Ismail says his daughter Amal sometimes asks why he and his wife abandoned her in the chaos of their bombed-out neighborhood in the southern Syrian town of Nawa.   Fleeing the town after a bomb dropped by a warplane flattened a house a few doors down from the family's home, Ismail and his wife Maha lived every parent's horror: mistakenly leaving a child behind amid the panic of a warzone.    It took more than two years, but 8-year-old Amal rejoined her...

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