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Playing the Baghdad Blues

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Playing the Baghdad Blues

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Sgt. Detroit Brooks, a reservist from San Diego, turned 54 Friday. He's halfway through a tour in Iraq, where he patrols Baghdad's Green Zone. And sometimes he pulls out his harmonica and plays a bit of Baghdad blues. NPR's Emily Harris reports.