Mother Tells How ISIS Brainwashed Her Son

Karolina Dam Shares Her Story In This Heartbreaking Video

Karolina Dam's son Lukas died fighting for the Islamic State. Talking to the group's fighters is the only way left for her to piece together the final moments of her son's life. In the above Highline documentary, Dam tells the story of her son's radicalization and his demise in Syria, as well as her continued struggle to bring back other radicalized youths.

Read Dam's story—and those of five other mothers who also lost children to the Islamic State on Huffington Post Highline.