Tag: Agony

  • ‘I’m in pieces’ – Israeli hostage’s agony over husband held in Gaza by Hamas

    ‘I’m in pieces’ – Israeli hostage’s agony over husband held in Gaza by Hamas

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    A released Israeli hostage whose husband is still being held by Hamas in Gaza has told the BBC she is “screaming” for him to be freed and has called on international mediators to do more. Aviva Siegel was released in November after being held for 51 days. Her husband Keith has now been a hostage…

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  • Injured Palestinians Evacuated From Gaza Are In Agony

    Injured Palestinians Evacuated From Gaza Are In Agony

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    DOHA, Qatar ― Samira Thari recently told her six children still in Gaza that she doesn’t want to hear from them. She thinks of them constantly, especially those most hurt by the violence there ― like her 22-year-old son, who is in a wheelchair after being hit by shrapnel, and her 14-year-old daughter, who’s been…

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  • Design Agony! Lighting For Low Ceilings (We Found 33 Perfect Options)

    Design Agony! Lighting For Low Ceilings (We Found 33 Perfect Options)

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    I’m working on so many projects right now and they all have ONE need in common – a wide, multi-bulb, semi-flush mount light fixture. And I’m happy to say that there isn’t a hole in the market and for once there are SO MANY to choose from. But since literally all of my projects need…

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  • The Agony of Waiting for a Ceasefire That Never Comes

    The Agony of Waiting for a Ceasefire That Never Comes

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    It is 6:20 P.M. on Friday, October 27th. My children are playing in the house where we have taken refuge, in the Jabalia refugee camp. “I’m getting hungry,” my wife, Maram, whispers to me. “Let’s eat some snacks.” We sneak into the next room and sit on the stairs, where our children are less likely…

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  • Searching for the missing on Maui, some wait in agony to make contact. And then the phone rings.

    Searching for the missing on Maui, some wait in agony to make contact. And then the phone rings.

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    WAILUKU, Hawaii — Leshia Wright heard the crackle of the fast-moving inferno closing in on her home in Lahaina and decided it was time to evacuate. The 66-year-old grabbed her medication for a pulmonary disease and her passport and fled the subdivision in the historic Hawaii oceanside community just minutes before flames engulfed the neighborhood.…

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  • Design Agony: The “Too Small” Coffee Table Has An EASY Solution (We’ll Prove It)

    Design Agony: The “Too Small” Coffee Table Has An EASY Solution (We’ll Prove It)

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    In what is now my second time fully designing a living, I have fallen madly in love with a coffee table that is yet again “too small”. Jess, “What makes a coffee table too small?” Well, a coffee table should be at least half the length of your sofa. So naturally, this measurement is completely…

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