New York Mayor Bill de Blasio displays a photo of a paramilitary officer carrying Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian boy who drowned, at a Nov. 18 news conference where de Blasio criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for refusing to accept Syrian refugees.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio displays a photo of a paramilitary officer carrying Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian boy who drowned, at a Nov. 18 news conference where de Blasio criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for refusing to accept Syrian refugees. Ted Shaffrey The Associated Press
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio displays a photo of a paramilitary officer carrying Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian boy who drowned, at a Nov. 18 news conference where de Blasio criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for refusing to accept Syrian refugees. Ted Shaffrey The Associated Press
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A little boy and the refugee crisis

December 22, 2015 6:00 AM

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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.