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A Bittersweet Glimpse Of Hope Amongst The Carnage In Gaza

14/07/2014 16:12 BST | Updated 14/07/2014 17:59 BST

There are many photos emerging from the current crisis in Israel and Gaza. Some are harrowing, some infuriating and many are simply too graphic to print. This one however, is a little bit special.

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Taken on Sunday in Bit Hanon in southern Gaza, it shows a little boy outside what remains of his home. The bittersweet picture shows despite the destruction around him, something as simple as a balloon is still able to bring a smile to his face.

Photo supplied by Maha Shawan, a Palestinian journalist for the al Resalah newspaper in Gaza.

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