#StandWithAleppo: If the siege is broken, what is the first thing that you would do?

#StandWithAleppo: If the siege is broken, what is the first thing that you would do?

here is a conversation between the teacher (t) and a boy (b)

t:Hello my son

b:Hello

t: What’s your name?

b: Bashar Qurabi

t: What are you doing now, bashar?

b:We have an English lesson

t: Where are we now?

b: In besieged Aleppo

t: How is the situation in school in besieged Aleppo?

b: There are no notebooks, pens, or books

t: Can’t you buy these things from a bookstore?

b: No, they are not available

t: What else?

b: There are warplanes that they strike every now and then.. so we move to the basement… which so dark… how can we study there?

t: There is no electricity?

b: No

t:What about your life out of school?

b: There is no food.. we can’t go out… we used to go to parks

t: You don’t go to parks now?

b: No

t:Why?

b: Because warplanes are in the sky

t: Do you fear warplanes?

b:Yeah

t: How do you study and do homework at home?

b: As I told you

t:Do you have electricity or do you use candles?

b:We use candles

t:Do you study at the light of the candle?

b: yeah

t: Do you like the siege to be left?

b: Yeah

t: If the siege is broken, what is the first thing that you would do?

b: I want to eat

t: Do you like to eat food?

b: YES!

t: Do you want to go out?

b: yeah, I’d like to go to parks

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