Khadija Zamouri was born in Molenbeek. She says people forget that the Muslim community is also a victim of the bombings.
Like thousands of parents across the country, Jonathan Williams is struggling to find ways to explain to his young daughter what happened on Tuesday.
Joelle Scott was in her office when the bomb went off. "I don't think it's finished. They're everywhere in every land," she says. "The politicians didn't do enough before -- and now it's too late."
Nohaila, 21, was born and raised in Molenbeek. "Yesterday I was in the Place de la Bourse (where people gathered to mourn the victims) and a man spat on my foot. He said, 'Get out! Everything that has happened is because of you Muslims.'"
Moumen Hamdouch, a French expat who has lived in the suburb of Ixelles for a decade, says he thinks the government needs to do a better job of unifying troubled communities.
"I have a 7-year-old daughter named Acelya," Dogan says. "She's so young, she can't really feel the impact of what's happening. It was far from her school. I try not to tell her all about this monstrous world."
Halima Abdelkader has known Salah Abdeslam since he was a little boy, she says. "I've known his family for decades. We started our families at the same time, and they're certainly not radical people."
"Brussels is good -- or it was good before all of this," Jose, 40, says. "It's still good, but there are religious tensions now. Some neighborhoods aren't so easy for the police."