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Skip to 0 minutes and 5 seconds I took a boat across to the UK. It is very cold here. I’m so tired. But I must go to Ibrahim.

Skip to 0 minutes and 23 seconds Does Ibrahim live here? No. Ibrahim Khalil. No.

Skip to 0 minutes and 33 seconds Okay.

Skip to 0 minutes and 43 seconds Hello? Are you okay there? It’s okay. It’s okay. How are you doing today? It’s okay. Calm down. I’m not going to hurt you. What’s your name? What’s your name? Aden. Aden? Where are you from? It’s okay. Calm down. I’m not going to hurt you. Right, well, you can’t be sleeping here, buddy. You’re going to freeze. It’s all right. Take a seat over there.

Skip to 1 minute and 10 seconds Take a seat. Hiya. This is Aden. I found him sleeping off on the streets. I’ve got nowhere else really to take him. Can I leave him with you? Yeah. Awesome. I’m just going to leave you with this lady, okay? Well, first, we need to find you somewhere to live, shall we? We have places where you can live semi-independently. Do you know what that means? It means that you can live on your own in your own flat, but we’re here to help if you need it. We can help you with things that you’ll need, like living allowances and other services. We can help you go back to school or training.

Skip to 1 minute and 48 seconds And if you need the doctor, we can help arrange an appointment. Now, this is my telephone number. And you can speak to me anytime you need to. But I’ll arrange visits on a regular basis.

Skip to 2 minutes and 1 second You don’t have to do this on your own.

Skip to 2 minutes and 5 seconds I’ve got someone helping me. They found me somewhere to stay. And I’m going to go to school. I’m really excited. Aden, this is your new home. This is where you’re going to be living. And you’re going to be so happy. Take off your bag. You’re home. Now, I’ve got your legal documents here. I’ll leave them on the table for you to have a look at. Now, I’ve also got some college books. Now, you have a look through them and you decide what college course you want to apply for. And don’t worry, I’ll help you with the application. Now, relax. You’re home. I have someone helping me. But I really wish you would pick up the phone. Please answer.

Skip to 2 minutes and 50 seconds I like these girls. So when do I get to meet them? When I have lots of money. And then my mum will come and my family as well. My mum will make us all dinner. She makes the best food ever. And how will you make your fortune? I don’t know. Maybe if I was a doctor, I can call them to come here. And I could also help other people.

Skip to 3 minutes and 17 seconds Well, I think these are doctor’s hands.

Skip to 3 minutes and 24 seconds I keep leaving messages. I’m really worried about you guys. Why aren’t you picking up? [BUZZER]

Skip to 3 minutes and 46 seconds Can we come inside? It’s really cold here.

Skip to 3 minutes and 51 seconds Yeah.

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