Tales from Kobani – by Neca Dantas

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Left behind all her belongs and crossed the boarder with her daughter and two grandchildren

L.A.-based photographer Neca Dantas shares photos of Syrian Kurds refugees in Suruc, Turkey.

The battle to save Kobani is going on a little over a month. At first many had doubts it would survive the much stronger and brutal ISIS force. The Syrian Kurdish determination to defend the town and with the help from the US-led coalition forces it appears Kobani will survive. But the lives of thousands of Syrian Kurds refugees have changed.

It’s noon. In a mosque in the district of Suruc, on the Turkish-Syrian border women and children from Kobani line up to receive food distributed by the Turkish Red Crescent.

Continue reading and see more photos on Neca’s blog.

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Women and children receiving donated food by the Turkish government

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Syrian Kurds in line to receive food outside a mosque in Suruc, Turkey

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If wasn’t for him she had stay in Kobani, Syria

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