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Gaza a festering sore made worse by Trump's grandstanding

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In the self-governing Palestinian territory of Gaza on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, a journalist asked a local 10-year-old girl what she wanted to be when she grows up. The girl answered, "I'll think about my future after I've made it to adulthood alive."

This episode appears in "Gaza no Sora no Shita" (Under the skies of Gaza) by journalist Ryoji Fujiwara, who reported from Gaza between 2002 and 2015.

Surrounded by Israeli soldiers and gunshots reverberating every day, conditions there made even a young girl say she couldn't imagine her future........

© The Asahi Shimbun