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Young love in Gaza

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on August 20, 2009
Newlyweds Rana and Mahmoud al-Zourby at their home in the Gaza Strip

Newlyweds Rana and Mahmoud al-Zourby at their home in the Gaza Strip

 

 

 On the rehearsal morning about a week before their planned wedding, Mahmoud, 21, got dressed with the help of his younger brother, then sat smiling in the corner as he waited for Rana to come visit to write out invitation cards. Before Israel’s winter invasion of Gaza, it was easy for Mahmoud to recognize Rana from the merest glimpse. After the war he had to find new ways to sense her presence. “Sometimes I know she is around when I hear her giggle, or when I hear her talking to my mother,” he said.

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