<p>For nearly 20 years, renowned photojournalist Alexandra Avakian has photographed Muslims around the world. In her travels, she's witnessed life, death, weddings, prayer, famine, and uprising. Her new book, <i>Windows of the Soul</i>, offers readers a unique and intimate view of the Muslim world with breathtaking images she often risked her life to get.</p> <p>Here, an August 1994 photo shows a Palestinian girl holding a dove on the roof of her home in the Shati Refugee Camp in Gaza.</p>

Girl With White Dove

For nearly 20 years, renowned photojournalist Alexandra Avakian has photographed Muslims around the world. In her travels, she's witnessed life, death, weddings, prayer, famine, and uprising. Her new book, Windows of the Soul, offers readers a unique and intimate view of the Muslim world with breathtaking images she often risked her life to get.

Here, an August 1994 photo shows a Palestinian girl holding a dove on the roof of her home in the Shati Refugee Camp in Gaza.

Photograph and caption by Alexandra Avakian

Windows of the Soul

See photos from the book Windows of the Soul by photojournalist Alexandra Avakian and see pictures, from National Geographic.

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