Red Means Blood, Red Means Love

by
Abby Zimet

A year after the Israeli invasion that killed 1,400 people and destroyed many more lives in Gaza,
the Guardian reports on a generation of children growing up amid the
wreckage, traumatized and often radicalized by the assault. With every
aspect of their lives - family, home, school, food, leisure, view of
the future - damaged, experts estimate 75% of Gazan children suffer
from post-traumatic stress disorder, with few resources available to
help.

"In one hour,
everything was gone." - former watermelon farmer and father of 10-year-old Hanan Attar.

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