Iraqi boys in Baghdad watch a passion play depicting the 7th-century martyrdom of Imam Hussein.
Iraqi boys in Baghdad watch a passion play depicting the 7th-century martyrdom of Imam Hussein. Hannah Allam / MCT
Iraqi boys in Baghdad watch a passion play depicting the 7th-century martyrdom of Imam Hussein. Hannah Allam / MCT

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December 25, 2009 03:29 PM

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