Lucy Jones

Guns and roses

The traumatised inhabitants of Kabul, Helmand and Gaza find that tending any small patch brings a measure of hope and healing

During the civil war in Afghanistan in the late 1980s, Mr and Mrs Roami, a science professor and a nurse, sent their children away from Kabul to Europe for safety. Tragically, they lost the phone number of where the children had moved to and had no way of contacting them.

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