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February 16, 2009

Crossing Over

Maha Mehanna talked with Dick Gordon one month ago when Israeli air strikes were hitting near her home in Gaza. Since then, Maha has been focusing all her energy on bringing her nephew Mohammad over the border to Israel to receive treatments for his life-threatening illness.

But now the border checkpoints are even harder to get through. Maha and Mohammed spent six hours trying to cross recently and had to dodge bullets on their return back to Gaza. Maha talks with Dick Gordon about protecting her nephew, and trying to preserve her own life, during this tense time.

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