Archive - Nov 22, 2008

IRAQ REFLECTION: Twice displaced

It’s called Kani Spi, after the white spring that flows from the cliff below the snow-capped mountains on the Iraq/Iran border.  Mahmoud and his two sons, standing by the gushing spring, pointed to the meadow below and the ruins of a mill where they used to grind their wheat for bread before 1977—the year Saddam Hussein destroyed their village.