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Published on Feb 12, 2014
Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Two women, Ruth Ebenstein (from Israel) and Ibtisam Erekat (from Palestine) have come together to fight an enemy they both share: cancer. Their friendship has evolved and grown through their experiences since meeting via a support group for breast-cancer sufferers and survivors that draws in both Israelis and Palestinians.
The two women spoke to BBC News about why they now call each other sister.