Of Sandstorms and Guarded Hope in Baghdad

"The Iraqi proprietor insisted I take a photograph of the shoes in his display window." Austin Bay hide caption

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On a hot, dusty summer day in Baghdad, commentator and Army reservist Austin Bay is on foot patrol when he comes across a tiny shoe store. The photo the owner asks him to take reflects life, and hope, on the streets of the city.

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