A Rocket Took Her Leg: She Defines the Pain and Resilience of Yemen


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(Lakeshore Public Media) Twelve-year-old Shaimaa Ali Ahmed waits patiently in the crammed waiting room of a prosthetics center in Taiz, Yemen, as children and soldiers with amputations squeeze by to get to their appointments. Shaimaa and her doctor struggle to find an empty spot at the center to get started on her physical therapy session.

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Published: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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