Rahma and Ugbad Sadiq packed their school bags as they did every morning, and left the family home in KolsÃ¥s, Norway, where their parents immigrated in 1996 to escape war in their native Somalia.
But by 5 p.m. that day, Oct. 17, the teenage sisters hadn’t returned to help prepare dinner. An email was waiting for the parents in their inbox.
“Papa, we’re on our way to Syria. It isn’t enough to stay in Norway while Muslim people are in huge trouble. We have to deal with them in their daily life to help them,” it said.
Their mother fainted, hitting the floor, her husband, Juma Sadiq, recounted….