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Eritrean Children: Video and Davies

eritrean children: A screengrab from video shows two Eritrean children reacting gleefully to their first Canadian snowfall, according to Toronto Star. A woman who shared a video says the overwhelming reaction to the clip is reaffirming her faith in the country as a welcoming place for newcomers. Rebecca Davies shot the video on Saturday, 48 hours after the children shown in it arrived in Canada with their mother and two siblings as privately sponsored refugees. HO Rebecca Davies / THE CANADIAN PRESS In the video, the seven-year-old girl and five-year-old boy twirl, dance and revel in the snow shower in the backyard of Davies' Toronto-area home. Davies, who helped sponsor the Eritrean family through the private Ripple Refugee Project, says the video's reception gives her hope. The clip has since garnered nearly 2 million views and been shared thousands of times on Twitter, often with accompanying hashtags and messages welcoming refugees in general and the children in particular. ( As reported in the news.