“..The book titled “My Story” provides a way for the displaced children to write and illustrate their own histories, feelings and memories while giving them a measure of control over their lives.
“It was very helpful for me, to feel that I was able to contribute in one way or another,” she said. “This was just a small piece of me that I could send back to those children and the people of Syria.”
You can watch the video and read the full interview at YAHOO NEWS.
The full interview with Lina Safar has been published in 2014 at Huffpost.com, and has been since archived.
Read Lina Safar’s full interview at The Washington Post website.
“Pink Fire Trucks” story book was awarded 1st place for Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book- Spanish or Bilingual.