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Ali Abu Awwad is a Palestinian activist for peace through nonviolence. His own story is one of great loss: shot in the leg by an Israeli settler, he returned from a lengthy treatment to find that his brother Yusef had been killed by an Israeli soldier. Determined to end such shocking losses, he has teamed up with a group of 500 Israeli and Palestinian families who have lost close family members and who work together for reconciliation and a just resolution to the conflict.

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