Iraqi man turns to music to cope with depression, war
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Iraqi man turns to music to cope with depression, war

Dhia Hardan, 38, who deals with manic depression, plays the oud, a pear-shaped string instrument. He says music helps him purge his sadness, but when militants took over the streets following the U.S. invasion and during Iraq's sectarian war he worried he'd be killed for playing. Now he only plays at the mental health hospital and in his home. (Leila Fadel/The Washington Post)

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