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Alex Meets the President

November 18, 2016

Alex is six years old. After seeing a distressing photo of a young boy in Syria, Alex wrote a letter asking President Obama to help bring that boy to America so he could be part of Alex's family. Alex's letter inspired President Obama -- and he read part of it at the United Nations Leaders' Summit on Refugees. Learn more: