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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Tawfiq Hassan, 23, a former butcher, poses for a picture after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012. In their previous lives, they were butchers, barbers, construction workers and university students. Now they are rebels fighting a civil war they hope will end the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Wisam Al-Saleh, 21, poses for a picture at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Badir Farouh, 17, poses for a picture at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo city, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter, who goes by the name Saqir Abu Zahid, 22, a former University student at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria on Aug. 26, 2012.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Mohammed Sami, 22, was a barber before becoming a rebel in the civil war against President Bashar Assad, whose forces he was fighting against in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012, before posing for this portrait in Marea.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Amir Hajji, 20, poses for a picture at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces on Aug. 26, 2012. He is a member of a rebel force fighting a civil war they hope will end the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Mohammed Yaseen, 24, a former construction worker, poses for a picture at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012, after returning from a fight in Aleppo against government forces.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Mohammed Abu Razouk, 27, poses for a picture at a rebel headquarters in Marea after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Ali Alnajjr, 20, a former school student, poses for a picture at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012. The former civilians are now rebels fighting a civil war they hope will end the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Mustafa Abu Shaheen, 19, a former construction worker, poses for a picture after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces in Aleppo on Aug. 26, 2012.
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  • Portraits of Syrian Rebels

    Syrian rebel fighter Abu Hammam, 23, a former member of the Syrian security forces, poses for a picture after returning from fighting against Syrian army forces in Aleppo, at a rebel headquarters in Marea on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 26, 2012.
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