Bassel Shekhany is 26 and from the Syrian capital, Damascus.
He always planned that his wife, his twin sister and his parents would join him at some point, but he did not expect them to have to make the same hard and dangerous journey across the Aegean Sea and through Europe that he’d made.
The situation in Syria had become so bad though that his family decided the time had come to leave. They would have to make the journey through Europe in mid-winter.
Their journey itself was extraordinary. They were shipwrecked twice.
The conclusion to their journey is the family reunion.
SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews
For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: