In Love and War

by
Abby Zimet

As poignant testimony that life goes on, even in Gaza, Rana and Mahmoud al-Zourby were recently married in a bittersweet union, the bridegroom in his wheelchair, the bride guiding him. Though Mahmoud lost his eyesight and right leg in the Israeli assault on Gaza, Rana says this marriage is like any other - "a life-long commitment, for
better or worse."

"No bomb can ever
take his heart." – Rana al-Zourby, on her new husband.

 

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