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Father of drowned migrant toddler Aylan Kurdi speaks out

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The father of three-year old Aylan Kurdi, whose body was photographed when he washed up on a Turkish beach after he drowned while trying to escape Syria with is family, is speaking out, saying the boy died in his arms when their raft overturned. The images of Kurdi have become a touchstone for the immense migrant crisis across Europe. NBC’s Richard Engel reports for TODAY.