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Uncle Scrambles: Michelle Bachelet and Baby Sister

uncle scrambles: This heart-rending image was taken after an airstrike crippled buildings in northwestern Syria, according to CTV. A closer look reveals that there is a third sister under the rubble, also reaching towards the baby. With that one free hand, she's clutching onto her baby sister's shirt, desperately trying to stop the infant from falling to her death. Above, a man believed to be their uncle scrambles frantically down the slope of the devastated building towards them. Airstrikes kill and maim significant numbers of civilians several times a week, and the response seems to be a collective shrug, said Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The photo encapsulates the plight of children and families in Syria right now a plight the international community seems to have largely forgotten about. ( As reported in the news.