Zubair, who was diagnosed with a bone tumor and had part of his leg amputated, uses morphine to manage his pain. "Because of morphine I am surviving," he says. With the pain relief, he can ride his motorbike and work at a coffee shop.
Screengrab from "Using Morphine To Stay Alive"
Children in an orphanage in Aleppo, Syria, stand as Yasmeen Qanouz, 10, pleads for help leaving the city. Yasmeen says they can't flee because of airstrikes.
Aleppo Today TV/Screenshot by NPR
The singer Alsarah: "Sudanese people said I wasn't Sudanese enough. Arabs said I wasn't an Arab. Americans said I wasn't American. I used to be like, 'I don't belong anywhere! Now I'm like you're all mine. All my countries, you're all mine."