Saturday, September 29, 2007

Handicapped Gaza woman beats the odds

Rami Almeghari writing from Gaza City, occupied Gaza Strip, Live from Palestine, Sep 29, 2007

Saeda Alkhaldi showing her work in the Gaza Strip Society for the Disabled. (Iyad Albaba)

"At the age of 24, Saeda Alkhaldi, a woman from Gaza City who suffers from polio, restarted her education starting from elementary school until she had her bachelor of arts six years later. Her will made her strong enough to make her way into academic life, despite her disability. Now Saeda is a board and staff member at the Gaza Strip Society for the Disabled, where she is in charge of the women's activities department....."

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