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Real Life Heroes: The Syrian film-maker cleaning COVID wards in the UK

Real Life Heroes: The Syrian film-maker cleaning COVID wards in the UK

Hassan Akkad, an award-winning Syrian film-maker, fled the war in his country four years ago and now lives as a refugee in the United Kingdom. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, he decided to help those affected by the pandemic, by becoming a cleaner at a London hospital.