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Supporters
Supporters of Gush Katif settlers line the highway leading out of the Gaza Strip settlements Wednesday, holding signs and waving flags for the long line of settlers streaming out on the first day of forced evacuations. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Settlers
Jewish settlers from Gush Katif look out the windows of a bus taking them toward a different life at the Kissufim Crossing just outside the Green Line in Gaza. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Bus
An evacuation bus driver looks out the orange paint-stained windshield while stopped at the Kissufim Crossing checkpoint . (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Infiltrator
A young infiltrator on a bus out of Gush Katif looks out the windows while her compatriot flashes a peace sign at the Kissufim Crossing just outside the Green Line in Gaza. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Settler
A young Jewish settler from Gush Katif photographed in the window of a bus taking her toward a different life at the Kissufim Crossing. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Infiltrator
An infiltrator takes Israeli soldiers to task for their involvement in the disengagement from the window of an evacuation bus. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Protestors
Protesters rest against a concrete barrier at the Kissufim Crossing just outside the Green Line in Gaza after an all-night 15-mile walk from a checkpoint outside the closed military zone. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Sign
Protesters hold a sign suggesting the forced evacuations are akin to the Nazi’s expulsion of Jews in the 1930’s. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Settler
A young Jewish settler from Gush Katif looks out the window of a bus taking him toward the Kissufim Crossing. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Comfort
Gush Katif settlers comfort each other at the Reim highway checkpoint as cars and busses stream out of the Gaza settlements. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Peace
Flashing a peace sign out of the window of an evacuation bus. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Soldiers
Two Israeli soldiers lead away residents of Neve Dekalim to a bus leaving the settlement. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Soldiers
Soldiers escort a grieving woman. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Removal
Israeli soldiers remove a man from his home in Neve Dekalim, where many of hte residents chose non-violent protest to the evacuation. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Rooftop protest
Teenagers climb onto the rooftop and sing in protest to the evacuation of the settlement. There are still hundreds of teens roaming around the settlement. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Soldiers
Israeli soldiers wait inside a settlers home while the residents pray in the back room. They later had to carry the residents out to the bus. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Fires
Residents of Neve Dekallim set trash fires on many street corners to prevent the arrival of buses that will be used to remove the settlers. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Tent
Women and children gather under a tent set up at one of the synagogues in Neve Dekalim during the forced evacuation. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Woman
A settler looks on as an Israeli soldier enters her home to persuade her family to leave. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Bible verse
Sara Medan, 22, left, waits for soldiers to come to her house in Neve Dekalim. “I can’t understand how they can do this to us,” she says. On the wall is a verse from the Bible. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Crying
A woman cries as the Israeli army begins evacuating settlers from Neve Dekalim. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Evacuation
Soldiers escort an Israeli family to an evacuation bus in Neve Dekalim. Although most families were evacuated, many protesters and settlers remained in the area. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Bus
Two settlers hold out a flag in protest after being evacuated forcibly from Neve Dekalim. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Goodbye
Neighbors bid each other goodbye as they prepare to board the bus transporting settlers from Neve Dekalilm. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
Resistance
RESISTANCE: A woman struggles with Israeli forces today as they carry her to a bus in Gaza’s Neve Dekalim settlement. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
‘Difficult moment’
‘DIFFICULT MOMENT’: A settler in Gaza’s Neve Dekalim pleads with Israeli security personnel not to go through with evictions. (Carolyn Cole / LAT)
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