While senior international correspondent Arwa Damon was reporting live from Leros, Greece, a young boy walked into her live shot and she began speaking to him, abruptly, in Arabic.
The Huffington Post has praised Damon, describing her reaction to the young boy as “on-air lesson in showing humanity to refugees.”
Damon was reporting from Leros, a common route for migrants to enter Europe–including one of the terrorists who attacked Paris on Friday.
As she trailed off in Arabic to the boy, she looked up to the camera and said, “Sorry,” before continuing her conversation with him.
After the boy left, she began again, “People are actually in a fairly good mood. They haven’t yet registered what potentially this [the Paris attack] is going to mean for them.”