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The sheep brain sandwich at Syrjeia, a legendary sandwich shop in Aleppo. Served with tomatoes, Syrian pickles and lemon juice with garlic, it was the stuff of legend and longing for locals and visitors alike. But did it – and Syrjeia — survive the Syrian civil war? Dalia Mortada/Courtesy of Sporkful hide caption

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Khaleed Khatib was the videographer for the Oscar-winning Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khatib hide caption

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Mohammed Mohiedin Anis, or Abu Omar, 70, smokes his pipe as he sits in his destroyed bedroom listening to music on his vinyl player, gramophone, in Aleppo's formerly rebel-held al-Shaar neighbourhood. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Living Among the Ruins In Aleppo, A Man Keeps Playing His Songs

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A U.N. report Wednesday said Syrian forces deliberately targeted an air strike against a convoy on its way to deliver humanitarian aid in Aleppo in September. At the time, the U.N. said at least 18 trucks in the 31-vehicle convoy were destroyed. Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians walk past destroyed buildings in the former rebel-held Ansari district in Aleppo on Friday after Syrian government forces retook control of the whole embattled city. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian rebel fighters and civilians are evacuated from pockets of eastern Aleppo on Wednesday. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A bus drives through the Syrian government-controlled crossing of Ramoussa, on the southern outskirts of Aleppo, on Dec. 18, during an evacuation operation of rebel fighters and civilians from rebel-held areas. George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians walk in the old city of Aleppo Saturday, as pro-government forces worked to re-open previously barricaded roads. Civilians and rebel fighters are trying to leave the city's eastern half. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kefa Jawish takes pictures of the rubble as she heads with her husband to check their house for the first time in four years in Aleppo's northeastern Haydariya neighborhood on Dec. 4. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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They Said 'Never Again'

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A member of the Syrian government forces watches during an evacuation of Syrian rebel fighters and civilians from a opposition-held area of Aleppo on Friday. George Ourfalia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Buses line up outside the rebel-held enclave of eastern Aleppo on Thursday, preparing to evacuate rebels and civilians. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrians leave a rebel-held area of Aleppo toward the government-held side on Tuesday, during an operation by Syrian government forces to retake the embattled city. U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm over reports of atrocities against civilians Monday, as the battle for Aleppo entered its final phase. Karam al-Masri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian residents, fleeing violence in the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood, arrive in Aleppo's Fardos neighborhood on Tuesday after government troops retook the area from rebel fighters. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Eleanor Beardsley: Calls For Humanitarian Corridor Go Unheeded

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