The following article I wrote about hope and determination and was published by Global Post website. I am writing here the first two paragraphs of it, to read the full article please click here.
International media coverage of the war in Syria is full of shocking facts, and reminders of the horrific acts committed by the Islamic State and the Syrian government. Yet there is more to Syria’s current story than that.
When the news media ignores the heroism of everyday survival, it is dehumanizing to those engaged by the conflict and living in disaster areas. The stories of hope, joy amid pain, and impossible survival stir compassion for those fighting for their lives, the people who want their humanity back.