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Letter from Gaza: alive due to lack of death

Jehad Abusalim |  30 October 2017

In Gaza, entire families sit in the darkness of their living rooms, with candles generating the only light. Dozens of families have lost loved ones in house fires.

Propane is scarce, and small generators are unsafe and hard to come by. They are usually smuggled through tunnels and poorly made. One of my college professors lost three children (a 14-year-old and eight-year-old twins) after their generator exploded.

 

See also Israel’s minister of truth
See also Israel is turning Palestinians into Zionists

 

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