BuzzFeed 12 Heart Wrenching Photos Of House Keys In The Hands Of Refugees

In Syria, nearly 10 Million people have been displaced due to conflict. Photographer Bradley Secker photographs the hands and keys to homes they left behind.

Nakba means catastrophe in Arabic. But these are images of hope, remembrance and memory​, as much as of loss and upheaval. ​Overall, they symbolize the will and belief in return.

<h1>Abdullah - Age 17</h1>

Abdullah - Age 17

<b>Where is your house?</b> <i>In Aleppo.</i><br />

When was the last time you saw it? 1.5 years ago.
What does “home” mean to you? Sanctuary.

Bradley Secker

<h1>Hael - Age 28</h1>

Hael - Age 28

<b>Where is your house?</b> <i>In Deir Ezzor/Damascus.</i><br />

When was the last time you saw it? 1 year, 4 months, 10 days ago.
What does “home” mean to you? It means love, my nest.

Bradley Secker


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