"We're not against Syrians -- we have to help the refugees," Taha says. "But our government has to take care of us, too."
Pointing to his oldest, he says, "My son here, now he has to work too -- it's awful."
There's no indication the teenager has heard us. He sits and stares -- his hopelessness and exhaustion apparent. He isn't just drained. Like so many Syrian children, he's also desperate.