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Push to Find Lebanon's 'Disappeared' Grows

It has been more than three decades since her child went missing but, deprived of answers, Mariam Saidi remains compelled to remember Maher through painting. Mariam’s son was 15 years old and fighting for the Lebanese communist party during the country’s civil war when he disappeared in 1982. “If someone is buried, you see him get buried — that's the picture that's in your head,” she said. “You don't change that anymore. But if someone is kidnapped, you start to imagine him...

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