The Story Behind This Heartbreaking Photo Of A Refugee Family
"To those who attack 'migrants' online. Look at this man, fleeing war in Syria, cradling his children. And rethink." The story was accompanied by a gallery of photos, along with this image, which showed a Syrian man in tears, while holding on to his children after getting off a boat on the Greek island of Kos.
Alki Zei is a Greek novelist and children's author.She studied Philosophy, in the Drama School of the Athens and in the Moscow Cinema Institute. From 1954 to 1964 she lived in the Soviet Union as a political refugee.In 1964 she returned to Greece, but they all left again in 1967 staying in Paris and returning only after the dictatorship fell.She wrote a series of books for children, and in 1987 her first novel for adults, Achilles Fiancee Her books are translated into numerous languages