The visitor

Paul Martin Emery writes about offering a helping hand

Aleppo. | Photo: Will Wintercross/ Syrian Refugee Relief Fund.

Recently my partner Ruth and I had the opportunity to open our home to a special visitor. Like many others, our home became a place of welcome for a refugee from a war-torn country. In this case the country was Syria and, more pointedly, the city of Aleppo. At one time it was a beautiful city, the most populous in Syria, and one that served as the capital of the Aleppo governorate.

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