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Bahia Shehab

Cairo, Egypt
American University in Cairo+Mi7 Cairo
Creative Director+Islamic Art Historian

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An ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia Shehab

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An ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia Shehab

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On November 17, 2012, in a village in Assuit-Egypt, a train crashed into a school bus killing 51 children. These kinds of accidents have always been brushed aside as random acts of chance. The minister of transportation resigned as a result, and the families of the children were compensated financially. There was a huge public outcry []