Seven-Year-Old Girl Shield Brother’s Head,  Heart Melts

Earlier the tragic death of Alan Kurdi had a profound impact on the internet when his family tried to make it to Europe from Turkey. Similar, Heart-wrenching images of a 7-year-old girl shielding her little brother under the rubble have recently resurfaced and are stirring emotions once more.

Mohamad Safa, a UN representative posted the picture on Twitter and said the children were under rubble for over 17 hours. “The 7-year-old girl who kept her hand on her little brother’s head to protect him while they were under the rubble for 17 hours has made it safely. I see no one sharing. If she were dead, everyone would share! Share positivity,” Safa tweeted.

Aid efforts are being carried out in Turkey and Syria after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Monday. Sadly, more than 5,103 people were declared dead while thousands suffered injuries due to the quake’s severity.