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First Day of School for Baghdad Youth
09/30/2007 10:37 AM ET
Iraqi teenagers walk towards their class-room on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
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Iraqi teenagers walk towards their class-room on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

Schools across Iraq reopened after an extended summer break today following a sudden decision by the education ministry not to wait until the end of Ramadan to resume classes.
Iraqi school girls attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty
Iraqi school girls attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

An Iraqi girl and her two brothers leave their school after attending the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
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An Iraqi girl and her two brothers leave their school after attending the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

Iraqi school girls attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty
Iraqi school girls attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Iraqi school boys attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty
Iraqi school boys attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
An Iraqi father transports his three children on his motorcycle on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty
An Iraqi father transports his three children on his motorcycle on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

An Iraqi school girl writes the name of her country on the blackboard on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
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An Iraqi school girl writes the name of her country on the blackboard on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

An Iraqi teacher welcomes school boys to the class-room on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty
An Iraqi teacher welcomes school boys to the class-room on the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

Iraqi school girls attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.
Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty
Iraqi school girls attend the first day of classes, 30 September 2007 in Baghdad.

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