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I Survived The Srebrenica Massacre. 25 Years Later, I'm Still Hurting

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

I have happy memories from before the war. Growing up in my village with my mother, father, two brothers and three sisters, our vegetable farm was doing really well, and my father had a decent job in construction which allowed him to travel. There was a mosque nearby, and every Friday we would join our neighbours there for jummah prayers. There was a real sense of community. Everything changed when I was nine. When trucks of Bosnian Serb soldiers arrived in the village. There had been talk among our community that war was coming, and that us Muslims were under attack. But even so, we...
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