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No Place Like Home

Check out this feature in the latest issue of Atlantic Monthly. They've taken a Google shot of a street in a Baghdad neighborhood and detail the homes that have been abandoned, guarded, raided, or had residents that have been killed or kidnapped.
House 1

Occupied by a Sunni family of seven, headed by a well-known businessman. In the Spring of 2006 his four-year-old grandson was abducted and ransomed for $20,000. The kidnappers sent a note of apology with the boy, saying they need the money to leave Iraq.
(via David Axe)
07.27.2007 |