Molding plaster, displaced Syrian recreates lost Palmyra ruins

Casting tiny columns from plaster at a makeshift workshop in the north of war-torn Syria, Ali Saleh patiently rebuilt a model of the ancient ruins of his lost hometown of Palmyra. Ten years of Syria's civil war have robbed the 58-year-old of his home in the desert city, all four of his children, and the last of his poor hearing, his family says.

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