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Lebanese Still Seek Unity 30 Years after Civil War

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.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.