[Alan, left, and his brother Galib Kurdi, who died along with their mother while trying to reach Greece by boat, are seen in an undated family photo courtesy of their Canadian aunt, Tima Kurdi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO]
The image of the lifeless body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi face down on a Turkish beach a year ago Sept. 2 stirred the world to the suffering of Syrians.
It shocked European nations into action, and became a turning point here in this country, which until then had welcomed few Syrians trapped in a civil war that displaced millions.
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