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The neighborhoods of Beruit

By Thushan Amarasiriwardena | 1 Comment » May 22nd, 2008

BERUIT, Lebanon – Lebanon is home to no less then 19 different ethnicities – its capital city, Beruit, is no different, and reflects a wide-ranging makeup of people. Today we stopped through some of the city’s different neighborhoods where we met these Palestinian kids at an arcade. Meet the people of Lebanon in today’s photo gallery.

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One Response to “The neighborhoods of Beruit”

  1. GDLX Says:

    great gallery here guys. It must have been a really interesting experience visiting Sabra Shatila, scene of the bloody massacre. I’d be really interested to hear your views on the Israel-Palestine issue seeing as you are amongst some of the Palestinian diaspora, and so soon after Israel’s 60th birthday.

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