LONDON — A 14-year-old boy from Aleppo, Syria, stares into the camera with an uncertain expression on his face.
Nour El-Deen is standing in Kara Tepe Refugee Camp in Lesbos, Greece. He’s just been talking about his dreams.
His story — just like all the others that make up the devastating photo series “It Could Be Us” — is one of heartbreak and fragile hopes.
The series was captured by photographer Tara Todras-Whitehill and produced by Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey.
Speaking with Mashable on the phone, Headey explained how the project came about after a visit to the refugee camp back in June with the International Rescue Committee (IRC). After meeting with the people in the camp, they decided to return and document their stories on camera. Read more…