Nine-year-old Mahmoud Kohail lives in Gaza City. Like many children who lived through the conflict with Israel, he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder – but not when he plays his instrument. In the Global Hit Mahmoud guides The World’s Matthew Bell through his music school in Gaza.
As America observes the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we bring you the voices of the ethnic and minority journalists whose authentic window into their communities has been lost in the quagmire of national disaster.
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