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Lebanon civil war survivors say today’s crisis even worse

During the civil war that ended over 30 years ago Abla Barotta survived shelling and clashes, but she now fears a "slow death" from Lebanon's worst economic crisis in decades. The 58-year-old mother of three is a survivor among the more than 50 percent of Lebanese today living in poverty.

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