This Video Of A Boy Asking Obama If He Can Adopt A Syrian Is Everything
“Can you please go get him and bring him to our home? We’ll be waiting for you guys with flags, flowers and balloons.”
09/22/2016 09:03 am ET
Willa Frej Reporter, The Huffington Post
A 6-year-old from New York was so moved by the images of Omran Daqneesh, a Syrian boy seen covered in dust and blood after surviving airstrikes in Aleppo, that he wrote to President Barack Obama asking if Omran could come and live with his family.
Obama first read portions of Alex’s letter at the Leaders’ Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis, which he hosted at the United Nations on Tuesday. He then released an adorable video Wednesday night of Alex reading the letter at his Scarsdale home.