At family gatherings, asking about life in Palestine felt like a sin because their pain of exile was more potent than my longing to know about what they left behind.
Haneen Al-Hassoun / @haneenalhassoun
Haneen Al-Hassoun is a freelance journalist in Ottawa. She's a master’s of journalism candidate and a graduate of Carleton University's School of Journalism. Haneen worked with CBC Ottawa’s digital team for one year before deciding to work as a freelance journalist while pursuing her graduate degree.