Every child has a dream of what they want to do when they grow up. I wanted to be a solicitor all the way through primary school, all the way through secondary school and all the way up until I tried A-Level Law at Sixth Form and found out I had a terrible legal brain. Being able to have a dream and having the means to pursue it was something I took for granted, I had a great state provided education which I received in a Western liberal democracy.
Children in Mosul, Iraq have their dreams too. Unfortunately many had to put them on hold in the summer of 2014 when their city fell under the control of ISIS. Two years ago, the Battle of Mosul began, leading to the eventual defeat of ISIS in Mosul nine months later.
A Year Since Its Recapture From Isis, Mosul Recovers Slowly