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My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe

Original story at haaretz.com• 4 mentions • 1 week ago

haaretz.com 1 week ago

 
I talked to my family in Gaza earlier this week and asked them: "How do you sleep at night when you don't have electricity?" The temperature at night there doesn't go below 74 degrees Fahrenheit, and humidity is high. My 12-year-old sister answered: "We don’t." She explained that even if they try to sleep, open all the windows, drink a lot of water - still, they can’t breathe. If they lie down, they spend hours sweating profusely while listening to the Israeli drones’ intimidating noise outside, with nowhere to go. They prefer to stay awake at night until they can't ...
 
 
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17 Jul
Palestine Today @PalestineToday
RT @jvplive: My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/YXjObuDER3
16 Jul
USACBI @USACBI
“The war is coming. I'm beginning to believe I'm going to die before I even experience living." #FreeGaza... https://t.co/IF87W5AKGs
16 Jul
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16 Jul
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Opinion: My Family in Gaza Tells Me, "We Can't Breathe" https://t.co/K5AyFkV1WL