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A Syrian Civil Defense volunteer, known as the White Helmets, holds the body of a child after he was pulled from the rubble following a government forces airstrike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Karm Homad in the northern city of Aleppo on Oct. 4, 2016. Ameer Alhalbi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Rescuing The Rescuers': Stranded Syrian White Helmets Evacuated By Israel

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Khaleed Khatib was the videographer for the Oscar-winning Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khatib hide caption

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Khaleed Khateeb, 21, was the videographer for the Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khateeb hide caption

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Kefa Jawish takes pictures of the rubble as she heads with her husband to check their house for the first time in four years in Aleppo's northeastern Haydariya neighborhood on Dec. 4. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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They Said 'Never Again'

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Khaleed Khateeb, 21, was the videographer for the Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khateeb hide caption

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Syrian Civil Defense Force rescuer Khaled Omar Harrah after pulling a baby from a destroyed home in Aleppo. The moment was caught on video and gained international attention. The White Helmets/Screen shot by NPR hide caption

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"I never imagined I would be in this position, doing this kind of work," says Raed Al Saleh, 33, of his job as the head of the Syrian Civil Defense. "But these are the circumstances." Courtesy of The Syria Campaign hide caption

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Courtesy of The Syria Campaign