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KIRKUK, IRAQ: Hadi Haseeb was blinded in an explosion on January 28, 2008 that killed his brother...Kirkuk, the oil-rich city in northern Iraq, is home to Kurds, Arabs, Turkomen, Christians, Kakayi, and numerous other ethnicities. Since 2003, thousands of its residents have been killed or injured in terrorist attacks...As the US military leaves Iraq, the future of this violent and ethnically diverse city remains unsure...Photo by Pazhar Mohammad/Metrography