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CNN Anchor Breaks Down On Live TV Over Photo Of 5-Year-Old Syrian Child Who Survived Bombing

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The dreadful photo of a five-year-old Syrian boy sitting in an ambulance moments after his home was blown up has been shared across social media and is still moving people around the world.

It's hard not to be unsettled by the image of in-shock Omran Daqnessh covered in dust and blood, taken after the child was pulled from the wreckage caused by a Russian airstrike that killed three people and injured several others.

This jarring visual shows just a glimpse of the horrors the people of Aleppo are suffering under the non-stop bombing by the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and its Russian allies.

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The photo is a lot to take in, even for CNN anchor Kate Bolduan — who teared up while narrating footage of the boy's rescue.

It's hard not to see the dazed child as a symbol for all the innocent victims who are suffering in the war-torn country.

Watch the video (below) to see the anchor struggle to contain her tears in a very real news moment:

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Barbara Walters Apologizes For A 'Conflict Of Interest' With Syrian Presidential Aide

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Barbara Walters regrets helping out syrian aide

Barbara Walters landed an interview that made headlines around the world when she become the first American journalist to persuade Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to talk to the press.

However, she's getting some serious backlash after emails have surfaced showing that she tried to help one of his closest aides, 22-year-old Sheherazad Jaafari, land an internship at CNN and admission into Columbia University's journalism program.

The two women kept in contact after the interview and Mz. Jaafari, who is also the daughter of Syria’s UN ambassador, originally asked Walters for a job at ABC News. The View host replied that would be "a conflict of interest", but then offered to pass her resume on to Piers Morgan Tonight and speak to a journalism professor at Columbia on her behalf.

Now Mz. Walters regrets her decision to help this young woman and has said in a statement:

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