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Banksy's painting of Steve Jobs shines positive light on accepting refugees

This undated image shows painting of the late Steve Jobs done by graffiti artist Banksy in Calais, France. (KGO-TV )

Apple's late founder Steve Jobs is being remembered in a new way.

A drawing of Jobs, created by the graffiti artist Banksy, is in the so-called "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais, France.

The elusive graffiti artist has depicted the late Apple guru - whose biological father was from Syria - carrying a black garbage bag and an early model of the Macintosh computer.

Jobs was adopted. His biographer, Walter Isaacson, has described the computer genius' biological father, Abdulfattah Jandali, as a graduate student who came from a prominent family and studied in the United States.

The painting aims to show that Jobs was the son of a migrant from Syria. Banksy hopes his work brings attention to the benefits of migration.

About 7,000 refugees live in the camp on France's northern coast.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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