"We know too well that our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians." – Nelson Mandela

Wheelchair-bound photographer strives to keep shooting

Suhaib Salem / Reuters — Moamen Qreiqea, 25, lost both his legs in an Israeli air strike in 2008 while taking pictures east of Gaza. The father of two is determined to continue his career as a photographer despite his disability.

Wheelchair-bound Palestinian freelance photographer Moamen Qreiqea is helped by his brother at his home in Gaza City, Oct. 1, 2012.

Wheelchair-bound Palestinian freelance photographer Moamen Qreiqea is helped by his brother at his home in Gaza City, Oct. 1, 2012.

Moamen Qreiqea takes pictures of his daughter outside his home in Gaza City, Oct. 1.

Moamen Qreiqea takes pictures of his daughter outside his home in Gaza City, Oct. 1.

Moamen Qreiqea holds his cameras next to his mother in his home in Gaza City, Oct. 1.

Moamen Qreiqea holds his cameras next to his mother in his home in Gaza City, Oct. 1.

Moamen Qreiqea exercises in a gym in Gaza City, Oct. 1.

Moamen Qreiqea exercises in a gym in Gaza City, Oct. 1.

Source: photoblog.nbc.news

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