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Photostory: The brighter side of Gaza
Sami Kishawi, The Electronic Intifada, Dec 8, 2011

This summer Palestinian American student Sami Kishawi traveled to the Gaza for the first time since 2004, expecting to see war-torn buildings and a "collective sense of devastation." But as his photos show, he saw a Gaza which is not depicted in the media. Kishawi told The Electronic Intifada: "The vibrancy of the photos depicts the vibrancy of the way of life there, despite the siege and occupation. I'm hoping to give people a sense of the humanity of Gaza, beyond statistics." [Read the full article]

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