An Oral History Project

Sanaa B. Denkha


Sanaa is a 28 year old Christian living with her widowed mother and adult brother who has cancer.  She describes the bombing of the UN building on August 19th 2003 (wherein Surgieo Demelo was killed). Sunni terrorists  threatened Sanaa’s family, firing guns at them. The family let Iraq for Amman in 2004, without being abole to sell their house. Sanaa’s mother and brother have had chronic cancers requiring surgeries and medications. (Their doctors said the cancers were due to all of the various chemicals from the various wars since 1991.)

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