Thursday October 8, 2015
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'I have joy now,' says Palestinian girl locked up for decade

Imprisoned by her father at the age of 10 and encouraged to commit suicide by her stepmother, 20-year-old Baraa Melhem tastes freedom for the first time Exercise, an apple a day and a transistor radio are what saved her, she says "I never want to marry," Melhem declares.

The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff

Baraa Melhem, holds a doll, in her room at her mother's house in the West Bank village of Qalandia.
Photo credit: AP
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