Share
twitterlinkedinfacebook
Image 1 of 1
BSK00122LEB.jpg
Yusuf (name changed to protect his identity) poses for a portrait in an urban structure in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon. He and his family fled their home in Damascus, the Syrian capital, several months earlier.The most important thing Yusuf was able to bring when he fled Syria is the mobile phone he holds in this photograph. 'With this, I'm able to call my father. We're close enough to Syria here that I can catch a signal from the Syrian towers sometimes, and then it is a local call to call home from Lebanon.' The phone also holds photographs of family members who are still in Syria, which he is able to keep with him at all times.