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In the Water, Everyone is Equal

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[-] show simple item record Melin, Anders
dc.coverage.spatial Israel
dc.coverage.spatial Palestine
dc.coverage.spatial United States 2012-10-05T14:38:26Z 2012-10-05T14:38:26Z 2012-03-30
dc.identifier.citation Artifacts, 6 (2012) en_US
dc.description.abstract The conflict has been raging for over half a century. Israel and Palestine are like two brothers; brothers that are sprung out of the same core and host religions and nations that share the same origins. But in spite of these commonalities, the dispute is still ongoing, with no promise of a near-end resolve. On the other side of the globe, in the heartland of the United States, in a little house with a blue door, resides a cross-section of this conflict. But unlike in the Middle East, its inhabitants live in peace and friendship. On neutral ground, in a nation that was built on diversity, these people were brought together to jointly pursue shared dreams and goals; dreams that run deeper than ethnical differences and goals that are most easily attained by helping each other. On the field, in the gym, and in the water, they are allowed to forget about all political or ethnical antagonisms that exist outside the arena. Bonds are tied that bridge all prior differences, because in the water, everyone is equal. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Rhetoric and Composition Program, University of Missouri--Columbia en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Artifacts (Journal) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Artifacts;6 (2012)
dc.subject Arab-Israeli conflict en_US
dc.subject Swimming en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Arab-Israeli conflict
dc.subject.lcsh Swimmers
dc.title In the Water, Everyone is Equal en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. College of Arts and Sciences. Department of English

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