Born into conflict, 10-year old Syrian child is family's breadwinner

By Mahmoud Hassouna ALEPPO, Syria (Reuters) – Mohammed Abu Rdan has known nothing but conflict throughout his short life. Born in rural Aleppo in 2011 when peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad’s government began, his childhood is anything but typical. The protests quickly turned into a multi-sided conflict that has sucked in world powers, killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions more and with it upended Abu Rdan’s life. Now living in a displaced peoples’ camp in northern Aleppo, Abu Rdan has become his family’s main breadwinner after heart disease rendered h…

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