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Magnus Wennman, Photographer, Shows Us Where Syrian Refugee Children Sleep

More than one million Syrian refugees are under the age of 12.
Instagram/Magnus Wennman

As Canada prepares to welcome 25,000 of the nearly four million refugees who have fled the war in Syria, one photographer is making their stories very real.

In his series of photos entitled "Where The Children Sleep," photographer Magnus Wennman introduces us to many Syrian children, including nine-year-old Fatima who is now in Sweden.

In his caption, Wennman writes: "Fatima is from Idlib in Syria. At night she dreams that she falls off a boat in the middle of the ocean. The same boat that smuggled them from Libya to the Italian coast a while ago."

The Swedish news photographer captured images of Syrian children on the Serbian-Hungarian border, in a refugee camp and in a hospital in Jordan.

In these heart-wrenching photos, we learn of their lives in Syria, their escape and the nightmares they continue to live with.

Since the photos were released, people are reacting positively to Wennman's images.

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