Refugee children in Canada play in snow for the first time

Rebecca Davies
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Snow in Canada isn’t really something most people living there get excited about.

But to these young African refugees experiencing snow for the first time – it’s pure, unfiltered joy.

Dressed in thick winter coats, the brother and sister rushed outside to twirl in the falling snowflakes.

Toronto resident Rebecca Davies posted the video to social media.

She’s hosting a family of five from the East African country of Eritrea.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau even retweeted it.

The 43-second clip has been viewed millions of times on Twitter.