Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy In Baghdad, thousands of Iraqis return to work and stores reopen. Iraqi Shi'ites march from the Iraqi capital to the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf on a pilgrimage banned for nearly a quarter of a century under Saddam Hussein's rule. And the first shipment of food aid arrives in the city. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.
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Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

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Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

Baghdad Shows Signs of Return to Normalcy

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In Baghdad, thousands of Iraqis return to work and stores reopen. Iraqi Shi'ites march from the Iraqi capital to the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf on a pilgrimage banned for nearly a quarter of a century under Saddam Hussein's rule. And the first shipment of food aid arrives in the city. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.