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Syria's homegrown "heroes" are only human — and not immune to the war's horrors.

Video of a White Helmets volunteer breaking down in tears after an hours-long operation to rescue a baby puts the emotional strain of Syria's bloodshed into stark relief. It was posted on YouTube overnight.

The rescuer clutches the dusty child to his chest as his shoulders heave and body trembles. As others step in to tend to the baby, the rescuer cries: "Oh god ... Oh lord."

The powerful moment was filmed in Idlib province on Thursday — a day when two hospitals in neighboring Aleppo province came under attack from pro-Syrian government aircraft.

The White Helmets say they've been targeted in Aleppo by the Syrian government in the week since President Bashar al-Assad launched a Russia-backed offensive to retake rebel-held parts of the city.

This is a long heart wrenching article with several videos.So many prayers are needed. May Jehovah bring His kingdom at His appointed time to rid the world of these atrocities.

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