Gaza girl picks through the rubble to retrieve her buried books


These striking images purportedly show a Palestinian girl in Gaza picking up and dusting off her books amidst the nooks and crannies of the rubble that perhaps used to be her home.

Regardless of their authenticity, the pictures provide a refreshing and rare dose of optimism surrounding the latest deadly siege of Gaza that has so far claimed the lives of more than 300 Palestinian children.


Read about the conflict in our section on the 2014 Gaza–Israel war

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