Shakira Damous
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Devon girl, 10, pleads for refugee grandfather

A 10-year-old Devon girl has written to the prime minister pleading for her refugee grandfather to be allowed to come to England for Christmas.

Downing Street said it would consider the letter from Shakira Damous who says her granddad is the only present she wants for Christmas.

Abdulkarim Damous, 76, is disabled, partially sighted and living in a park in Turkey after fleeing the civil war in Syria in April.

  • 18 Dec 2015
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