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by Mary Anne Meyers, April 13, 2010
Karam Salam, a young Iraqi, says his heart is taken, not by a woman, but by his piano and love for music. But in 2003 he left his beloved piano when his family moved to Syria after the Iraq War intensified. With the help of Americans living in Syria, he now has an opportunity to continue his education in the U.S. Independent producer Mary Anne Meyers has more.
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