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By Melissa Fleming

This is the tale of Doaa, a regular lady from a village in Syria, who in 2015 turned one among humans stuffed directly to a fishing boat environment sail for Europe. The boat was once intentionally capsized, and of these humans, 11 survived; they have been rescued 4 days after the boat sank. Doaa used to be certainly one of them - her fiancé Bassem, with whom she had fled, was once no longer; he drowned in entrance of her.

Melissa Fleming, the executive Spokesperson for the UN excessive Commissioner for Refugees, heard approximately Doaa and the dying of 489 of her fellow refugees at the day she was once pulled out of the water. She determined to fly to Crete to satisfy this remarkable woman, who had rescued a child while she used to be approximately useless herself. They struck an rapid bond, and Melissa observed in Doaa the tale of the battle in Syria embodied via one younger girl. She has made up our minds to inform Doaa's tale - the hazards she fled, and the adventure she risked to flee the conflagration in her place of birth. Doaa is the face of the hundreds of thousands of moms, fathers, sisters, brothers, daughters and sons who danger every thing as they struggle to flee struggle, violence and death.

Doaa's tale will revolutionize how we see the hundreds of thousands of people that die each year looking for a house. it's going to squarely face one of many maximum ethical questions of our age: can we permit extra humans die in boats and vehicles, or can we give you the chance to aid them?

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