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Offline TomSea

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Falling in love in wartime Iraq - BBC World Service
« on: January 10, 2017, 03:49:30 PM »
Excerpted (Disclaimer: guess what kind of love story this is? If that upsets one, they should perhaps not read further)

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Falling in love in wartime Iraq
By Claire Bates BBC World Service
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However, a chance encounter with a soldier in the Iraqi army changed everything.

"One day I was sitting outside and this guy came out of the shower block. I saw his hair was shiny and very black and he was smiling. I just thought, 'Oh my god, this guy is really cute.'


Continued: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38506269


I would think they should keep the name of the Iraq soldier private; because of the situation in Iraq and possibility of reprisals.

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Re: Falling in love in wartime Iraq - BBC World Service
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 06:47:17 PM »
A man and his camel.  True love must abide.

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Re: Falling in love in wartime Iraq - BBC World Service
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 07:06:07 PM »
"The waiting was hard," says Allami.

"I felt like I was stuck and not moving forward....."


Kinda like when your boyfriend is behind you.
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Re: Falling in love in wartime Iraq - BBC World Service
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 07:21:02 PM »
"The waiting was hard," says Allami.

"I felt like I was stuck and not moving forward....."


Kinda like when your boyfriend is behind you.

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