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Harsh Realities Flavor Iraqi Cultural Pursuits

Two decades of war and internal tension have made a powerful impact on Iraqi cultural life. A stage comedy mocking the miserable lives of many Iraqis is a hit in Baghdad. Some find secret solace in alcohol. Others turn to religion as never before. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.

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