Collateral Damage

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Maria Aman(R), 6 is seen in her 1st grade class and her father Hamdi (Back) in Hand in Hand School for Bilingual Education in Jerusalem, the only, the only Jewish - Arab school in Jerusalem, October 11, 2007. Maria, who was paralyzed from the neck down after an Israeli attack on militants in Gaza in May last year lost her mother, grandmother, uncle and older brother in the attack. Maria was taken to Alyn rehabilitation hospital in Jerusalem. The Israeli Defense Ministry covered her medical expenses and sponsored her father and younger brother to live with her at the hospital. Photo for the Chicago Tribune by Quique Kierszenbaum