Syria bomb crater swimming pool: Kids make do.

Syrian Kids Make a Bomb Crater Into a Swimming Pool

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July 15 2014 4:04 PM

Syrian Kids Make a Bomb Crater Into a Swimming Pool

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Aleppo.

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Rebels have held parts of Aleppo for two years, and the indiscriminate bombing campaign of president Bashar al-Assad's government has killed more than 500 children there so far this year.

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"We are living without water or electricity," this kid says.

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