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Lebanese Still Seek Unity 30 Years after Civil War

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Lebanese Still Seek Unity 30 Years after Civil War

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Lebanese Still Seek Unity 30 Years after Civil War

Lebanese Still Seek Unity 30 Years after Civil War

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A Lebanese woman signs a flag during a march at the former demarcation line between East and West Beirut, April 13, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Wednesday marks three decades since the start of Lebanon's civil war. Political groups are observing the occasion by cutting the Lebanese flag into pieces, symbolizing different religious sects. They plan to have political leaders sign the pieces before sewing them back together.