In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 photo, Syrian pupils pass beneath pictures of President Bashar Assad on their way to class at Hassan Shuaib School in Damascus, Syria. Facing extraordinary ... more 
In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 photo, Syrian pupils pass beneath pictures of President Bashar Assad on their way to class at Hassan Shuaib School in Damascus, Syria. Facing extraordinary challenges, millions of Syrian children in government controlled areas returned to school this week to the backdrop of a raging civil war and an international debate over Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile. (AP Photo) less 
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