A Syrian restaurant owner who came to Brazil seven years ago as a refugee has donated hundreds of free meals and said he is planning to continue to do so for weeks in the coronavirus epicenter of Latin America.

According to a local media report on Wednesday, Talal Al-Tinawi and his family already delivered 300 meals late March to the elderly and people with special needs under quarantine in country’s biggest city Sao Paulo.

Speaking to the Brazil-Arab News Agency, Al-Tinawi said he wanted to thank the Brazilians for welcoming his family when he arrived in 2013 with his

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