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Some Syrian-Americans Take Humanitarian Aid Into Their Own Hands

by Ben Bergman
Jan 30, 2013 (All Things Considered) — The United Nations recently estimated that four million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance, and up to a million Syrian refugees in neighboring countries will need help during the first half of this year. The U.S. government has largely stayed out of the crisis, but that hasn't stopped some Syrian-Americans in Southern California from getting involved. They've made repeated trips bringing aid to the Turkish/Syrian border.

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