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Rukia Begum, 16, sits before a loom at a craft center in Islampur, a community that suffered tremendous damage at the hands of the Taliban. The center is run by the Heritage Foundation of Pakistan, in partnership with UNESCO, to teach women traditional crafts to improve their livelihoods and keep their culture alive. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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