city hall: They were Ahmad, 14; Rola, 12; Mohamad, 9; Ola, 8; Hala, 3; Rana, 2 and Abdullah, who was born in Canada in November, according to CTV. Natalie Horne, of the organization that sponsored the Barho family, spoke through tears as she described the personalities of the children. GoFund Me Halifax house fire tragedy The mourners gathered at Grand Parade in front of city hall and listened solemnly as the Barho children's names and ages were read out followed by a moment of silence. She noted they were all unique and individual. Rola, who was 12, was a little mother to all of the children and she excelled academically and wanted so much to do well in school. Ahmad, the oldest, was a jokester who had the best sense of humour, and like many 14-year-old boys, he loved girls, said Horne, evoking laughter from the crowd. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.