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Dressed in a Superman shirt, 5-year-old Youssif held his sister's hand Friday, seemingly unaware that millions of people across the world have been touched by his story. Nearby, his parents talked about the new future and hope they have for their boy -- and the potential for recovery from his severe burns.

"I was so happy I didn't know what to do with myself," his mother, Zainab, told CNN, a broad smile across her face. "I didn't think the reaction would be this big."

His father said he was on the roof of his house when CNN called him with the news about the outpouring of support for his son. Read full article »

CNN.com senior producer Wayne Drash contributed to this report in Atlanta.

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