A boy eats bread as others wait in front of a bakery shop during ...
Mar 1st, 2012
(Reuters) - A boy eats bread as others wait in front of a bakery shop during winter in Al Qusayr, a city in western Syria about 4.8km (3 miles) southwest of Homs, March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (SYRIA - Tags: SOCIETY FOOD) -
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