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The West Bank: life under the PA

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A Palestinian woman and children walk in front of solar panels in the Al-Thala community, north of the West Bank city of Hebron. Electricity from solar panels and wind turbines has revolutionized life in Palestinian herding communities that Israel won't connect to the grid: machines instead of sticks churn goat milk into butter, refrigerators store food that used to spoil, and children no longer have to hurry to get their homework done before dark.

PHOTO: Majdi Mohammed/AP

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