Transcript for Millions Running From ISIS Displaced From Their Homes This Year
One young man, killed trying to protect three friends. Ron, thank you. Overseas, escaping Isis. Millions trying to flee the terror group. An American husband and wife, on a mission to save nearly 150 refugees in Iraq. Elizabeth vargas was there in Iraq. Reporter: 149 Christians running from Isis in Iraq, leaving the refugee camp they've called home for more than a year. They're Christian refugees living peacefully until their homes were seized. Tens of thousands fled in chaos in one night. And now, it's finally time for them to start a new life in Europe. Largely thanks to this amecan couple that came to Iraq to help these refugees. It's heart wrenching to watch them say good-bye to each other. Reporter: Lining up to take a bus to the airport, while the families left behind watch tearfully. As the lights dim, they take off. 149 grateful souls, leaving behind the familiar and the fear for a new life ahead. Elizabeth vargas, ABC news, Iraq. And we'll have much more of the gripping report, escaping Isis, tonight on a special edition of "20/20."
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