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Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

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Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

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Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

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In Baghdad, thousands of Iraqis return to work and stores reopen. Iraqi Shi'ites march from the Iraqi capital to the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf on a pilgrimage banned for nearly a quarter of a century under Saddam Hussein's rule. And the first shipment of food aid arrives in the city. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.