This Photo of a Syrian Refugee Shows How Unbreakable a Father’s Love Is


To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.
—Euripides

Meet Abdul Haleem al-Kader. He’s been supporting this family by selling pens for the past three years.

Can’t argue with that. Images via Al Jazeera English/Facebook.

Now, thanks to the kindness of strangers (and a single tweet), his life of selling pens on the streets of Lebanon may be over.

When Gissur Simonarson tweeted a photo of him selling pens in Beirut as he carried his sleeping 9-year-old daughter, it spread like wildfire.

 


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