11-Year-Old Syrian Boy Digs Graves to Support Family After Father Dies

June 15, 2023

At just 11 years old, a boy bears the weight of providing for his family after his father’s death. Mustafa Mardini is from Aleppo, Syria. He and his family migrated to the Bab region after an airstrike by the Syrian army killed his father and two brothers in 2015. To support his mother and last remaining sibling, Mustafa left school and now spends his days digging graves at a cemetery. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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