Why Syrians are risking everything, in 9 devastating photos


A lot of focus lately has been shifted to the refugee crisis in Syria, and rightfully so. But like all news, after the shock and horror and after the news cycle has moved on, we tend to forget about what had so recently moved us to tears.

Also with some people still seemingly apathetic or sometimes almost purposefully playing the role of right-wing nationalist, I believe it important to keep this story in our faces.

CheckĀ out this piece by VOX showing in pictures why someone would putĀ their children on a boat.