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Aleppo Residents: 'We Don't Know If We Will Die Tonight, Pray For Us'

Seven-year-old Syrian girl Bana Alabed stands on the balcony and sticks her fingers in her ears, flinching with each earth-shuddering detonation in a video her mother posted on Twitter. From besieged eastern Aleppo, the girl’s mother, Fatemah, tweeted Sunday: “Bomb bomb bomb...we don't know if we will die tonight, please please pray for us.” Bana and her mother, an English teacher, have been tweeting since September 26 from their home in a rebel-held district in Syria’s largest...

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