Halim with three-year-old child selling pens in Beirut
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Syrian pen seller sparks fundraising campaign

The past week has highlighted the impact that a single image can have on the world's understanding of the consequences of war in Syria.

One picture of a Syrian man selling pens in the streets of Beirut sparked a massive fundraising campaign worldwide.

The image showed Halim, a single father of two, selling pens on a roadside while holding his sleeping three-year-old daughter.

Fiona Bruce spoke to the man for his first UK interview.

  • 08 Sep 2015
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