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December 20, 2006

Ahmed's Diary

Ahmed's family has been living in Syria for months.  He's decided to go live with them, but he can't quite shake free of Baghdad, and lives now both in despair that his beloved city will ever return to normal, and in hope that somehow it will.

I would like to live in a place where people don't look at me and think I'm a terrorist.  As I'm writing these words right now, I'm hearing gunfire, more sounds of armed clashes going on in the streets.  What is happening to Baghdad?  May God help us.
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