Paralyzed Gazan girl witnesses war, this time from Israel
Maria Amman, a young Gazan who was severely disabled in a 2006 missile attack that killed her mother and other relatives, spent the Gaza war in Israel while her family back home suffered.
Hamdi didn’t allow Maria to watch the scenes from the Gaza Strip on television. Maria knew there was a war but didn’t grasp the extent of it. She was constantly on the phone to family members in Gaza, and heard the sounds of the explosions and the bombardments in the background, but had no idea how terrible the war was. Maria’s entire upper body is paralyzed and she is on a respirator as...
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