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Kate Seelye

Piecemeal Peace

Photo by Kate Seelye A larger-than-life statue of the Virgin Mary, arms outstretched, stands on a hill overlooking the entrance to the Lebanese Christian village of Jezzine, welcoming visitors into this picturesque mountain town. For more than two decades, during Lebanon’s 16-year civil war and since its conclusion in 1990,......

Back to Iraq

Seated on a couch in his Glendale apartment, surrounded by six of his eight children, Hashim Hawlery looked like a transformed man. Gone was the orange prison uniform worn for a year in an Immigration and Naturalization Service detention facility. In its place, the Iraqi Kurd sported a beige double-breasted......
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