Gaza teacher looks to inspire in battle for special needs students

In Gaza City, one woman is making history.

Hiba Al-Sharfa works at the Right to Live Society, a school of over 600 students that specializes in teaching those with autism and Down syndrome. Al-Sharfa, who has Down syndrome herself, once attended the school — and has now become the first teacher with Down syndrome in the entirety of the Gaza Strip.

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(Photo by Suhaib Salem/Reuters)


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