“I have a British passport but my wife doesn’t. I used to live in Britain 10 years ago but when the situation in North Iraq calmed down I moved back. When the war broke out I wanted to return to Britain but because I wasn’t able to support my family financially they told me I could not bring them along. I couldn’t leave my wife and baby behind so we made the big journey. My son’s name is Oscar. I gave him an English name because I wanted him to make a new start. I want him to grow up with the British culture and education. When we arrived to this camp last October Oscar’s heart stopped working. Doctors managed to save his life but I’m afraid that if the conditions won’t improve, it will happen again. He is not strong enough for these circumstances.” (Dunkirk)

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