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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Photos of the Day: August 29, 2013

Syrian refugee Mohammed Abdullah, 75, father of Ahmed Abdullah, not pictured, is kissed by his grandchildren, Rashed, 7, and Afrah, 11, at Zaatari Syrian refugee camp, in Mafraq, Jordan, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. Mohammed Abdullah was asked by his son, Ahmed Abdullah, on the occasion of the anniversary of the famous Martin Luther King speech "I Have a Dream," to share his dreams; his father replied that his dream is to have a country of our own, a safe country, without humiliation, a country we always wanted and a country our people have paid for in a lot of blood. More than 2 million Syrians have fled the country's two-and-a-half year conflict. Jordan hosts more than 554,000 refugees.