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Re-opening Old Wounds in Beirut's Bullet-riddled Yellow House

Bullet-scarred and buttressed, Beirut’s Yellow House has lain dormant for decades, an indelible and often painful reminder of Lebanon’s recent history. Once a marker of Beirut’s shift into the modern era, its sandstone confines became synonymous with death as a sniper’s den during the country’s civil war.  Yet, having escaped demolition, it is now set to begin a new chapter as a museum and research center and hopes are that in forcing its visitors to confront the past, it can help...

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