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Syrian children labor to support families torn apart by war

Syrian children who lost their parents during the war are forced to work in difficult conditions to care for their struggling families.
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AL-SHADDADI, Syria — Nine years into the Syrian war, child labor has seriously increased in al-Shaddadi in northeastern Syria, as well as in several other cities of Al-Jazira region, where children work long hours amid miserable and exploitative conditions.

Sohaib Jaber, 13, sets up his spices in the early morning hours on the sidewalk in front of a barbershop. He'll stay there for around 10 hours straight, selling bags of the seasonings to feed his family.

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