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After 18 years, a generation reared in conflict

Afghanistan’s long-running war cost 13-year-old shoe shiner Hameedullah his education, while poverty forced Sabir, 11, to flee home and sell dried fruit on the streets in Kabul. Meanwhile, Niyamathullah, 9, hangs out in a park, looking for work. Such is the lot of many a child in Afghanistan, which this week passes another somber milestone. On […]