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  1. Stories From the Humanitarian Crisis Along the Syrian-Turkish Frontier

    If one person suffering is one too many, what are 9 million? While the world focuses on President Assad’s promise to relinquish his chemical arsenal, war happens one civilian tragedy at a time. A striking interactive feature from the Wall Street Journal tells stories not from the frontline but from the borderlands. In a Turkish refugee camp, a young teacher scrambles to help his students cope with trauma. Down the road, a doctor tries to heal hundreds of patients with neither electricity nor water, and, waiting for help, a mother of four laments, “What is the fault of little children?” 

    Source: Wall Street Journal

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