Syrian Refugee carries Olympic torch prior to Rio Olympics

olympics-701x437Ibrahim Al-Hussein, a Syrian refugee carried the Olympic torch prior to the 2016 Rio Olympics. He passed through the Eleonas refugee camp, near Athens.

“Big honor.. big honor. This isn’t a game to me. It’s an honor. It wasn’t easy. Inside my heart, I feel so happy, so happy. Today I made it. What more can I say? I don’t know,” said Ibrahim Al-Hussein.

Ibrahim’s act stand as a symbolic gesture and lighted the rays of hope for many people.