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Photo Journal: Baghdad family
Introduction

As part of a BBC News Online series on people's daily lives, a resident of a poor suburb of the Iraqi capital Baghdad talks about his family life.

My name is Hashim Kadhim. I'm 50-years-old and I live in northern Baghdad. We are Sunni Muslims in our area, Safina in Adhamiya, they are all Sunnis.

I come from a long line of fishermen on the Tigris river, but now most of the family works as labourers on building sites for a more regular income. My son Muhammad (12) and my nephew Ali (15) work with me.

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