A woman came out of a house and was asked to go back into her own house and announce, to ask the people to come out. That is the only instance of what we know of as a human shield.
Nonie and I are not talking about a utopian future where everybody will hug and kiss and everything will be behind us. We're talking about teaching another way to look at 'the other' with tolerance and the maturity to acknowledge ideas outside the culture of hatred around us.
When the children see these photos and what they stand for, it encourages them to follow in those footsteps.
We're talking about a terrorist camp in the center of a refugee camp. Maybe we should address the fact that in the center of the refugee camp, a hundred or so terrorists built a booby-trapped minefield and not about the other issues.
Nonie and I both understand that every little step counts. If we reach out with our view of a different kind of life to a few people-- especially in the college community of Arab-Americans and Jewish-Americans -- there is much we can do.