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In Baghdad: A Nation Displaced

October 15, 2007

By James Palmer
The Washington Times
October 15, 2007

BAGHDAD — A girl with dark, mournful eyes wears pink sandals and a white dress as she carries an empty bucket down a dusty path. The bright colors stand out against the monochrome backdrop of one-room cinder-block huts nearby.

A study released last month by the Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said nearly 2 million displaced citizens — most of them women and children — are now scattered across the country, and many of them head for Baghdad.

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