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When Mahmoud Othman tried to figure a way to save his cafe business in the beleaguered Gaza Strip, he was amazed by online videos of tourists in Turkey getting fish pedicures.A 30-minute session costs 30 shekels -- about $8 -- a hefty sum for most of Gaza's 2 million inhabitants.Othman said it took him three attempts and over a month to get the necessary permits to bring the fish into Gaza.He didn't know what to expect but business has been surprisingly brisk -- despite unemployment soaring over 50 percent and half of Gaza residents living under the poverty line.Othman said he gets 30 to 40 customers a day.
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