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Saturday, October 02, 2004

The post I might have made if I'd been here

Michelle does an excellent job of tying together today's stories, including this picture:

Schoolchildren make their way through stagnating sewage water to attend the opening day of the new school year, in the poor neighborhood of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday Oct. 2, 2004. Weeks of fighting between supporters of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and U.S. forces has led to a breakdown of the already stretched infrastructure in this impoverished part of Baghdad.