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Turkey Border Closure Divides Syrian Refugee Families

In a dark, damp backyard of an apartment block in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, 60 kilometers from the Syrian border, Samar Shekho straps a ventilator over the nose and mouth of her five-year-old son, Ali.  He suffers from asthma and needs the machine to help him breathe. Samar fled her home in Aleppo four months ago with Ali and his cousin, as Russian and Syrian government forces intensified airstrikes on the rebel-held city. Ali’s father paid a smuggler to help them flee to...

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