Unlike his classmates, Abdul always had problems with icing his cakes:
Masked militants of the Al Quds Brigades, the Islamic Jihad military wing, participate in a training session near Nusseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009. In the latest spat between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah government in the West Bank and Hamas, who accused Abbas of betraying the Palestinian cause by suspending efforts to bring Israel before a U.N. war crimes tribunal over the winter offensive on Gaza, has dealt a new blow to reconciliation efforts between the factions. (AP Photo / Ashraf Amra)
If only he had stuck with more traditional cake-icing tools, he might've been in Paris on this very day.