Abdullah Shawky showed us picture after picture. He spent four weeks on a Greek island at a Syrian refugee camp. It was eight kilometers from the coast of Turkey.

“You have to document this… people have to know what’s going on,” he said, recounting a conversation with another volunteer.

Shawky went to Greece to help; he came back two weeks ago a changed man with tragic stories to tell about desperate refugees.

Like the one about a mother who lost three children when their boat capsized.

“Her screams are something I remember very vividly,” Shawky said.

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