London, Dec 17, 2016: A seven-year-old Indian-origin boy has penned a Christmas letter to Santa Claus asking not for presents but peace in Syria.
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Anand also told Santa not to be “stress out” as “it’s hard work going all over the world”, the BBC reported.
“Please give money to charities. PS: Don’t give me anything else,” he said in the letter, which was written on Wednesday as part of a Christmas-themed class exercise.
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Speaking about his note later, Aarush said: “In Syria, basically every day someone gets killed, and just not in Syria, in India and Pakistan too.”
“Syria is like a mini version of a world war happening in one place and I thought I should write about Syria.”
His teacher, Richard Miller, said he was “quite struck” by Aarush’s letter. (IANS)