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Refugee crisis

Meet Muhammed Ali, a spirited Syrian boy stranded in Greece

Muhammed Ali was just five days old when he and his family fled their home in war-torn Aleppo, Syria. Like many families, they had to split up to find safety.

The four-year-old is now living in a camp in northern Greece with his mother and two of his siblings. His father and sister Noora are in Germany. He's waiting and hoping for the day he'll see them again.

In the meantime, Muhammed visits a "safe space" for refugee children three days a week. The center is run by the International Rescue Committee. There he enjoys dancing, drawing and learning skills that will help him make new friends.