FILE-In this March 21, 2012, file photo, anti-Syrian regime activists cover their faces with scarves in the colors of the Syrian revolution flag as they prepare a banner to be held in a protest in ... more 
FILE-In this March 21, 2012, file photo, anti-Syrian regime activists cover their faces with scarves in the colors of the Syrian revolution flag as they prepare a banner to be held in a protest in Damascus, Syria. Last year, Abu Bakr Saleh was a 19-year-old Syrian university student whose modest dreams were to land a job and earn enough to marry his girlfriend _ not simple tasks given Syria's weak economy and his lack of connections to the ruling elite. Many youth activists say they had plenty to revolt about as they faced adulthood in societies where decades of autocratic rule left them with limited freedoms and constricted economies. For Saleh and other young Syrian activists, the uprising is about more than toppling a dictator. It's fight for their generation's dreams. (AP Photo, File) less 
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Associated Press
Fri, Mar 30, 2012 1:25 PM EDT