A Tweet Reminds the World: Steve Jobs Was a Syrian Migrant’s Child - Chicago Tribune
As the world raged and recoiled at a photograph of a drowned Syrian toddler this week, a tech pioneer connected some dots in a simple, powerful tweet that was soon widely shared.
David Galbraith, a Geneva, Switzerland-based tech entrepreneur and designer, tweeted an iconic black-and-white photo of Steve Jobs with the words: “A Syrian migrants’ child.”
The Apple founder’s biological father left Syria for the United States in the 1950s.
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The body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi was photographed on a Turkish beach where he was discovered by police earlier this week. He was among at least 12 refugees, including his brother and mother, who died trying to reach the Greek island of Kos by boat. The image of the drowned boy in his little red shirt led to a global outcry as the migrant death toll mounts.