Syria from the Heart: Photos from 2005

Julie S. Majerus - June 2017

June 1 - 30, 2017

The last time I was in Syria - visiting as a granddaughter, a niece, a cousin, and a tourist - was in March, 2005. While there, I took photographs to share Syria as I knew it, not as it had been depicted on American television all of my life. Taken in and around the cities of Aleppo and Damascus, these photographs show culture and daily life as they existed before the current civil war. Many years later, the images still share Syria as it was and always will be in my heart: a place of family, beauty, joy, and peace.

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