Syrian father reunited with son he thought was dead

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EAST GHOUTA, SYRIA – Some hope in the midst of so much devastation in Syria.

Activists captured a heart wrenching moment when a father was reunited with his toddler son who he thought had been killed in the chemical attack.

Viewers who do not speak a word of Arabic can appreciate the boundless love and overwhelming sense of relief written on the father’s face.

The footage shows the happy reunion is a rare bright spot in an otherwise bleak situation that has been playing out in Syria.

Reminding us all to hug our loved ones a little tighter tonight.