Life Through Her Eyes 6

                                    20 pairs of socks 

In a world where kids dream about being superheroes, there are kids who do not get to dream 

In a world where a mother is worried about her kid's future, there is a mother whose kids were 


In a world where a teen's worst nightmare is no date to prom, there is a whole graduation class 

canceled because all the students were bombed in school 

In a world where churches open for mass and mosques are open for prayer, there are churches 

that turned into refugee hostels, and massacres are being committed in mosques 

In a world where a kid has a roof over her head, a bed to lay in at night with a full belly, and no 

thirst, there is also a 12-year-old boy who died of hunger 

And in a world where I have 20 pairs of socks, a 60 year- old man doesn’t

About the Author

Rand is a 26-year-old Palestinian. She is the youngest of four children; she finished her undergraduate studies at Bir Zeit University, Ramallah, Palestine. During her university years, Rand grew more interested in the humanitarian structure and the Palestinian cause from a humanitarian point of view. Through volunteering and networking, rand received many pieces of training in crisis management, and emergency navigation, as well as, humanitarian structure, signature, and localization allowing her to employ her knowledge in her career and as a volunteer with many local and international humanitarian organizations. Moreover, rand is a very expressive artistic person who attempts to share her human experience through pen and brush. She is captivated by sunsets and Palestinian beauty.