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“I kept telling myself that it couldn’t last forever”

Last April, Sarah and her father were injured in an explosion in Mosul, after being used as human shields. Sarah suffers from a fracture and is now convalescing in Hamdanyiah hospital. One of Handicap International’s physiotherapists pays her regular visits to help her recover from her injury.

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Sarah in her room at Hamdaniyah hospital. | © E. Fourt / Handicap International

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