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Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq Quotes

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Quotes

"A little bit about myself: I'm female, Iraqi, and 24. I survived the war. That's all you need to know. It's all that matters these days anyway" (Sunday, August 17, p. 31).

"They question why we mourn our dead instead of gratefully offering them to the Gods of Democracy and Liberty. They wonder why we're bitter" (Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003, p. 74).

"As soon as we got our averages, we fill out forms that go to the Ministry of Higher Education...I recall nothing on the form asking me if I was a ba'athist or loyalist, but maybe I filled out the wrong form" (Tuesday, September 16th, 2003, p. 96).

"'How was your day, dear?' doesn't get a typical answer in Iraq. Depending on who is being asked, the answer vaies from stories of abductions and hijackings, to demonstrations, to empty gas cylinders and burned out water pumps" (Saturday, October 18th, 2003, p. 140).

"It bothers me...

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