COLUMBIA — Ibtisam Barakat's life changed when she was 3. The Six-Day War ripped apart the Palestinian West Bank in 1967 and shattered her community. She lived in Ramallah, a Palestinian city on the West Bank that after the war became occupied by Israel. From that point on, her childhood was filled with struggles and conflict. Barakat, now 45, decided to tell her story.
Palestinian author shares story of struggles and inspiration
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