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    And as the main reason for sending the Military into that region, abandoned years back with the first drum beat pointed elsewhere, ongoing and those sent try to accomplish at least some of the missions of, and the CiC is leading them in same:

    Afghan youth orchestra hopes to bring peace through music
    February 12, 2013 - New York's Carnegie Hall has hosted some of the greatest musicians in history. The group performing Tuesday night is perhaps the most unlikely ever to take the main stage. CBS News caught up with them when they performed in Washington.

    Milad Yousufi grew up in war-torn Afghanistan, and though he didn't have a piano, he did have an imagination.

    "I was drawing piano on the paper, and then I was playing it," Milad says.

    There was no access to a piano, because the Taliban, who controlled Afghanistan for five years, banned all non-religious music, saying it was "un-Islamic."

    "If they knew that you were listening to the music, probably they would kill you, because they did not like music," Milad says.  read more>>>

    A Better Place | Playing For Change

    Vets On FLOTUS and SLOTUS, "Best - Ever": "We haven't had this kind of visibility from the White House—ever." Joyce Raezer - Dec. 30, 2011

    by jimstaro on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 05:05:28 AM PST

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