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Rana Askoul reflects on grieving and loss after her cousin Nadya dies unexpectedly a week before Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem: "And 9 days after her passing, it’s time to sit amidst yet another loss. On the long Palestinian timeline of pains and losses, today, yet again, is Jerusalem’s turn. And just like in my cousin’s passing, I can’t help but notice the grounding that this loss stirs in me.
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