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The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

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The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

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The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

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Russia marks the first of two days of mourning for the victims of the hostage siege at a school in Beslan. One mother's harrowing story illustrates the impact of the ordeal and its bloody conclusion. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and Los Angeles Times reporter Kim Murphy.