Ad Tells the Story of Real Refugee Children Through Their Most Cherished Possessions

Spot for Save the Children Worldwide by VMLY&R marks the 10th anniversary of the Syrian crisis 

a kids hands with a fidget spinner in its open palms
In the ad, an 8-year-old Syrian refugee shows his fidget spinner. Save the Children Worldwide, VMLY&R

The war in Syria has killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions, but sheltered safely away in the comfort of our homes, it can sometimes be difficult to comprehend the scale of the conflict.

@saramayspary Sara Spary is a freelance journalist based in London. She's been a reporter for eight years, covering advertising and consumer brands.