PHOTOS | Our continuing photo coverage shows Afghan life as coalition forces fight in the country.
An Afghan army soldier holds a rose and a rifle in Zharay district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan April 26, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)BAZ RATNER/REUTERS
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