A six-year-old American boy’s letter to Barack Obama, offering a place in his family to a Syrian refugee, has gone viral.
Alex, from New York, wrote the letter after seeing the photograph of bloodied and dazed Omran Daqneesh, which prompted outrage around the world.
Mr Obama said the letter was from a child “who hasn’t learned to be cynical, or suspicious, or fearful”.
The video has been shared more than 60,000 times on Facebook.
“Dear President Obama, remember the boy who was picked up by the ambulance in Syria?” Alex wrote in a letter published by the White House.
“Can you please go get him and bring him to our home … we’ll be waiting for you guys with flags flowers and balloons. We will give him a family and he will be our brother.”