Vanessa Beeley

independent writer and photographer

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The subject didn't come up in this week's first encounter between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but the nation of Syria is turning to rubble.

Syria: Where civilians are facing war without end

The subject didn't come up in this week's first encounter between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but the nation of Syria is turning to rubble.

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