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  • Hi.

  • This special video includes an airport, a prison war and Canada.

  • Here is how it went.

  • One day I woke up to an email that said, This guy needs your help.

  • I respond.

  • I look the guy up and turns out he really needs help.

  • He's a Syrian refugee stuck in an airport in Malaysia for six months.

  • He has no home, no valid passport and no way of getting out of the airport.

  • Hi, my name is Hassan.

  • I reached him on the phone and understood that he doesn't need money or food.

  • He just needs people toe, Get him out of the airport.

  • A group of Canadian volunteers were trying to sponsor him to Canada, but the process takes 26 months.

  • I went to the social media because I waas really desperate with no other solution.

  • I wanted to help Hassan.

  • I wanted to meet him and make a video.

  • But there was one problem.

  • I can't meet him because Hasan is stuck in Malaysia and I am not allowed to enter Malaysia.

  • Instead, my friend Egg and And I came up with an idea.

  • It was me who flew to Malaysia Instead, I meet him in the terminal, make a video with him and then come back.

  • Honestly, we knew it was a little bit risky, but definitely worth it, because it worked way put the video together, launched it the next morning, and the next thing we know his story, he exploded.

  • Millions of people wanted toe help.

  • Hassan.

  • We felt happy.

  • We thought he could finally be free until all of a sudden Hassan disappeared.

  • He was sent to jail for talking to the media.

  • He was about to be deported back to Syria, and that could be the end of him.

  • You probably can imagine how terrible and nervous we all wear.

  • We were getting thousands of comments off angry people, saying, Your video is the reason this person is going to die.

  • His lawyers, friends and everybody were working 24 7 to try and free him from jail, and millions of other people on the Internet were concerned.

  • But one day before all hope was lost, Hassan was released.

  • The international pressure worked, and that video we made about him expedited the process.

  • From 23 months to two months, it worked Thier riel heroes off this story Welcome him in Canada.

  • His life went from this to this and this and this.

  • I'm now free.

  • And Ghana.

  • He is now starting a new life as a free man.

  • I have work.

  • I have my own place.

  • There's nothing to complain about.

  • What you're looking at is the best example of humanity where a few Canadians and lawyers saved his life and millions of good hearted Malaysians, Canadians and Internet people supported them.

  • I'm I enjoy my life.

  • I'm still living my dream.

  • It's my fairy tale.

  • You're one like one comment.

  • One share can literally move mountains and potentially save lives.

  • Hassan story is the perfect example off.

  • Why you should never doubt the power off people See you next week.

  • People.

  • If they have the power, they can lead the change.

  • They can be the change.

  • Yeah, before you go One last thing.

  • That video you just saw I made using this camera and this microphone.

  • But for the first time ever, I'm ditching my camera and I'm picking up my podcasting equipment because yes, I'm starting a podcast.

  • It's called mass talks.

  • It's free and it's on Lee on Spotify.

  • And if you liked that video, I think you're gonna love the podcast Because I just wanted to make a podcast about things that I would listen to about topics that I wanna listen.

  • Thio.

  • Yes, No stocks is 100% honest and raw and deep.

  • And by the way, it's 100% free.

  • So keep your money and give me your ears.

  • Because if you like this video, I think you're gonna love this podcast.

  • See you on Spotify.


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