The Guilfordian

Al-Aqsa Clinic: run by Muslims, service for all

Robert Pacheco, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

I extended my hand to shake hers, as is the custom that my father taught me. “I’m sorry, I cannot,” Amal Khdour, founder of Al-Aqsa Community Clinic, said while recoiling from my gesture. Remembering my time in the Middle East as a U.S. sailor, I greeted her again. I took a deep bow, raised...