How did Amar find his mum?


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This is the story of an Iraqi boy with a face scarred in a military attack, who was brought for treatment in Britain in 1992. Amar Kanim began a new life in rural Devon after he was separated from his family in Basra. Then 30 years later an extraordinary chain of events that began with a chance meeting at Exeter station changed his life once again. The BBC’s Jon Kay, Andy Alcroft and Alex Littlewood told us his story. Producer: Duncan Barber. Mixed by Nicolas Raufast. Editor: John Shields. You can watch Amar’s story on the BBC News Youtube channel:

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