PBS NewsHour

Migrant dedicates life to saving others crossing the seas

Clip: 09/22/2018 | 1m 52s Video has closed captioning.

On Christmas Eve in 2001, Hassan Ali, then a 13-year-old migrant from Egypt, was saved from a capsizing dinghy when he was crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. After spending time in a refugee camp in Sicily, Italy, Ali decided to dedicate his life to saving other migrants from drowning on similar journeys. Ivette Feliciano reports.

Aired: 09/22/18

Rating: NR

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