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15 year old Sharaf from Damascus stands by a parked car in Skala Sykaminias after his arrival in Lesbos island by inflatable boat from Turkey. He has been traveling on his own since his family was killed in the Syrian civil war. <br />
Every day hundreds of refugees, mainly from Syria and Afghanistan, are crossing in small overcrowded inflatable boats the six mile channel from the Turkish coast to the island of Lesbos in Greece. Many spend their life savings, over $1,000, to buy a space on these boats.