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News from the Village – Wednesday, January 29, 2014


I recieved a message from my niece in Damascus yesterday. She said, “Amto, (aunt), there is no terrorists in Amar. I called Aunt Nadia a few minutes ago and she told me that only Army enter the village … and … Continue reading

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So what are we waiting for?


This. This is, of course, what we’ve been waiting for all along. It’s what we fear. It’s what we knew to be inevitable.And now it’s here and now we wait. The “rebels” are in my neighborhood. That is to say, … Continue reading

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What happens in the third year of war?


I’ve been seeing an acupuncturist at Common Ground this month. I went to her when I was getting over a bug with some upper respiratory junk setting in. Before the cupping, she gave me some massage and remarked on the … Continue reading

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