Tuesday, February 2, 2016

““I had just gotten my family out in the beginning of...

""I had just gotten my family out in the beginning of September, out of Aleppo. I have 3 family members remaining there: my uncle, his little baby and his wife. The baby was born prematurely because a bomb fell on their home. The next leader of the U.S. has to know that this is an important issue for me. How did the U.S. start? It was people from all over Europe, coming here, looking for freedom. My daughter, she's 5. We've been talking about refugees and freedom so much, she wants to be the Statue of Liberty for Halloween." We talk about the poem inscribed on her tablet. She says, "Make sure you give me something like that: Give me your poor, your hungry." @nytimes reporters are asking people at #Election2016 campaign events — like Nora Barré of Grantham, N.H., pictured here with her daughter Madeleine — what makes them passionate about politics. Follow the photographer@chadbatka to see more from this ongoing series, or visit the link in our profile. #ofthepeople2016" By nytimes on Instagram.

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