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Mai Abu Zeid stood in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights with her husband, Riyadh, and their 2-year-old daughter, Hala. From this spot she can see her father’s house across the border in Syria, but she cannot go there.
Mai Abu Zeid stood in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights with her husband, Riyadh, and their 2-year-old daughter, Hala. From this spot she can see her father’s house across the border in Syria, but she cannot go there. (Heidi Levine for the Boston Globe) Heidi Levine for the Boston Globe

For Golan's divided families, dreams of reunion

By Anne Barnard and Sa'id Ghazali
Globe Correspondent / August 26, 2006

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MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights -- Three years ago, Mai Abu Zeid donned a wedding dress and walked across the no-man's land from Syria to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on the arm of her father, Faris. She was going to his native land to marry a cousin, to live in a place she knew only from her father's wistful tales of ... (Full article: 1353 words)

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