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Syrians stream into Jordan fleeing violence

Four-year old Tajj stands in his family’s rented 2-room apartment, what he and 10 other family members call home until President Bashar Assad’s regime falls.

But the trip to their second-floor flat is a struggle for this former Syrian chef-turned-rebel fighter. His legs were blown off by a rocket in April as he fought against President Bashar al-Assad’s army. His left hand was also mangled in the explosion.

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