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Brother Wife: Kurdi and September Tragedy

brother wife: For my nephew, he was only two years old -- he was a happy boy and he had hope -- but was too young to communicate his hope, according to CTV. So for me, after his death, in his memory we decided that we would help the children affected by war no matter what, said Kurdi in an interview with CTV News Channel. Since Alan's death, his aunt Tima Kurdi -- who paid for the family's doomed journey to Europe -- has used the tragedy to promote positive change for children affected by the Syrian refugee crisis. Eleven refugees died in the September 2015 tragedy, including Kurdi's brother Abdullah's wife, Rehanna, and his two young boys, Ghalib and Alan. People are tired of this war Kids are born at this camp, they go to school at the camp, they don't know anything beyond the gated fence, said Kurdi. In Ghalib and Alan's honour, Kurdi created the Kurdi Foundation to provide aid including nutritious meals, school supplies, clothing, and medicine to youth in refugee camps. ( As reported in the news.