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Maria Aman lost four family members in the 2006 bombing that left her in a wheelchair; now she depends on her father and brother, who are battling for permanent residency status in Israel

Gazan girl paralyzed by Israeli airstrike lives and paints in Jerusalem (Times of Israel)
Maria Aman paints in threes and fours. Three flowers in a vase, four leaves on the ground. Three birds above, four birds below. The sequences are a recurring reference to the airstrike on her family’s car in the Gaza Strip on May 20, 2006, when Maria was four years old, that killed four members of her family (Sep 4)

Photo: Maria Aman, who was paralyzed from the neck down by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, shows off a picture on her phone of some paintings that she made, in her home in the Beit Safafa neighborhood of Jerusalem on August 23, 2017 (Judah Ari Gross/Times of Israel)

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