The sorrow behind the smile

Let me introduce you to the faces in the Houston's Refugee Voices profile picture, one by one:

This 8-yr old girl is from Aleppo, Syria. She has been in Houston for about 7 months now. Her dad is a tailor, and he keeps busy between looking for work and taking his daughter to doctor's appointments... because this sweet girl has leukemia. When her family stepped off the plane, they went straight to the Medical Center. They are thankful to be in America, in part because their daughter can receive excellent medical care.