The heart wrenching images of a drowned three year-old boy and his five year-old brother lying facedown in the sand on a Turkish beach have captured the world's attention.

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According to reports, Aylan Kurdi, 3, his brother Galip, and mother Rihan were on a boat attepting to reach the Greek island of Kos. 

Since the graphic images have emerged online, artists and cartoonists around the world have began to share illustrations on social media by using the hashtag #KiyiyaVuranInsanlik, or #HumanityWashedAshore.

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Here's a roundup of some of the most touching images posted to Twitter to mourn the lives of the lost children and to bring attention to the refugee crisis in Syria.