Ahmed's Heart Surgery


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Ahmed
Age: 
12
From: 
Gaza

The Collision of Beauty and Hardship

Posted on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 11:14 by Justina

Gaza is a very small spot on the map. Yet a rich and wondrous assortment of people, places, and extremes are compacted in this tiny strip of land. One area could be a pocket of deep poverty and hardship that simultaneously humble and break your heart. Then turn the corner and you stumble upon a breathtakingly beautiful patch of green grass sprinkled with bright, yellow flowers.

Today we discovered that these two extremes collided on the front door of young Ahmed