At a glance, the dietary supplement shop in Helsinki seems unperturbed by the ongoing civil war in Syria. As a remainder of the war, however, the flag of Syrian rebels hangs on the wall. The proprietor, Rami Adham, has on his free time delivered aid to his conflict-ridden home region, most recently driving a van-load of clothes, walking sticks and other necessities through Europe to Syria in February.
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Helsinki shop-owner delivers aid home to Aleppo
In early April, a few bagfuls of clothes were stored in the basement of the shop, waiting to be loaded into a van. "Toys reduce stress," Adham knows. "The children have nothing to do in the camps.