Bassam expresses his shoebox joy

Six-year-old Bassam from northern Iraq was trapped on barren Mount Sinjar when his family fled from ISIS terrorists.'¨But his face lit up when he and his younger sister Naveen received gift-filled shoeboxes from Operation Christmas Child last year.'¨Bassam - whose name means '˜smiling one' in Arabic '“ was one of 60,000 Iraqi children whose lives were instantly uplifted by these unexpected presents from people they had never met.'¨The Herald&Post is proud to be a drop-off point for Operation Christmas Child once again this year.'¨Generous Lutonians need to fill their shoesboxes by November 18.

Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 12:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:32 pm