CNN: Syrian refugees: We did not flee for tents
Syria-Turkey border (CNN)Tantalizingly close to Turkish soil, thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing an upsurge in violence have gathered at their neighbor's border.
They can see Turkey's flag fluttering in the distance, the safety they long for painfully near but closed to them.
Long lines of tents provide some shelter from the elements but there is nothing to protect the refugees from the brutal war tearing apart their homeland.
Turkish authorities continue to insist they have an open door policy but that most certainly doesn't seem to be the case.
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