Thursday, January 14, 2016

In Syrian Town Cut Off From the World, Glimpses of Deprivation - The New York Times

In Syrian Town Cut Off From the World, Glimpses of Deprivation - The New York Times:



"BEIRUT, Lebanon — Nisrine kept teaching school for months as the siege tightened around the Syrian town of Madaya, but had to give up a few weeks ago when her students got too weak from starvation to walk to class. A local medic has been surviving on the rehydration salts he gives patients, while a business school graduate makes soup from grass for his 70-year-old father, consulting shepherds about which ones their long-since-slaughtered flocks liked best."



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