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Rebuild Afghanistan's Giant Buddhas? Foot-Shaped Pillars Give Legs to Debate - WSJ

Rebuild Afghanistan's Giant Buddhas? Foot-Shaped Pillars Give Legs to Debate - WSJ

Les mis - A little fall of rain

Les mis - A little fall of rain

Afghan boys prepare their kites during a kite flying competetion in Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghan boys prepare their kites during a kite flying competetion in Kabul, Afghanistan

Ramadan: Fasting for the body, food for the soul - and how Muslim life in Britain has changed http://ind.pn/1obALoI

Ramadan: Fasting for the body, food for the soul - and how Muslim life in Britain has changed http://ind.pn/1obALoI

Kiterunners: Afghan teenagers prepare to fly their kites on a hilltop overlooking Kabul. In the skies above Kabul for Nowruz, the Afghan New Year. High over a hill in the city, a white kite swept under a green, purple and orange rival and sliced through the thread connecting it to its owners, who smiled broadly even as their craft fluttered crippled and useless to the ground. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images) #

Kiterunners: Afghan teenagers prepare to fly their kites on a hilltop overlooking Kabul. In the skies above Kabul for Nowruz, the Afghan New Year. High over a hill in the city, a white kite swept under a green, purple and orange rival and sliced through the thread connecting it to its owners, who smiled broadly even as their craft fluttered crippled and useless to the ground. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images) #

"If you were a boy living in Kabul, the day of the tournament was undeniably the highlight of the cold season. I never slept the night before the tournament. I'd roll from side to side, make shadow animals on the wall, even sit on the balcony in the dark, a blanket wrapped around me. I felt like a soldier trying to sleep in the trenches the night before a major battle. And that wasn't so far off. In Kabul, fighting kites was a little like going to war." Khaled Hosseini

"If you were a boy living in Kabul, the day of the tournament was undeniably the highlight of the cold season. I never slept the night before the tournament. I'd roll from side to side, make shadow animals on the wall, even sit on the balcony in the dark, a blanket wrapped around me. I felt like a soldier trying to sleep in the trenches the night before a major battle. And that wasn't so far off. In Kabul, fighting kites was a little like going to war." Khaled Hosseini

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