PBS NewsHour

How a Syrian girl’s plea for peace drew worldwide attention

Clip: 11/04/2017 | 7m 14s

Last year, Bana Alabed sparked a worldwide following for tweeting from Aleppo in Syria while it was under attack amid a years-long civil war. Now, the 8-year-old is authoring a book about surviving and escaping the conflict. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Marcia Biggs talked to Alabed and her mother in Ankara, Turkey, where they are living today.

Aired: 11/04/17

Rating: NR

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