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Iraq profiles: Painter


This week, BBC News is looking at life in the Iraqi capital Baghdad through the eyes of five different people.

Dhikra Sarsam is a painter who has managed to keep her palette busy throughout the upheavals.

When her area was rocked by militia battles last year, she turned up her earphones and painted on.


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