Syrian Refugee Family Needs Helping Hand In Pomona
' “Life in Syria is horrible,” says Fouad Wawieh. He and his family escaped the violence-riddled town of Dumas — targeted by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his supporters. “Him and his gangsters. he destroyed Syria. And there is nothing left.”
The oldest son, Omar, had to escape on his own. Teenage boys who do not support the revolution are also targeted, Wawieh said. “I would have been captured. I would’ve been tortured. I would’ve been beat,” Omar said.
They aren’t looking back and can’t imagine ever going back to Syria, unless, of course, the Assad regime is forced out. “He is the cause of our misery. him and his gangsters,” Wawieh said.'