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Iraq: Ten Years Later

Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo revisits areas of Iraq prior to the start of combat operations.

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    Shoppers stroll through Baghdad's busy shopping district of Karrada, at the same site of an Associated Press photo taken by Hadi Mizban on Sept. 29, 2008, after a bombing that killed 22 people on March 16, 2013.(Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    A view of Abu Nawas Street in Baghdad on March 12, 2013, at the site of a photograph of Iraqi orphan Fady al-Sadik walking on the street, taken by photographer Maya Alleruzzo in April, 2003. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    Motorists fill the main street in Baghdad’s busy shopping district of Karrada on March 16, 2013, the same site where an Associated Press photograph was taken by Hadi Mizban on March 7, 2008, after a bombing that killed 53 people and wounded 130. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    Iraqi police officer Ahmed Naji stands on the grounds of the Iraqi National Museum, March 13, 2013, the site of an Associated Press photograph of U.S. soldiers on guard outside the museum taken by Anja Niedringhaus on Nov. 11, 2003. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    A view of Firdous Square on March 13, 2013, at the site of an Associated Press photograph taken by Jerome Delay as the statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down by U.S. forces and Iraqis on April 9, 2003. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    A March 12, 2013, photo shows a general view of Abu Nawas park in Baghdad, at the site of a photograph taken by Maya Alleruzzo showing Iraqi orphans playing soccer with a U.S. soldier from the Third Infantry Division in April 2003. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    A March 14, 2013, photo of the crossed swords monument was shot at the same location as an Associated Press photograph taken by Karim Kadim of U.S. soldiers on Nov. 16, 2008. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)
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    Iraqi policeman Ahmed Naji stands on the grounds of the Iraqi National Museum, March 13, 2013, at the site of an Associated Press photograph by Murad Sezer showing a U.S. Army tank parked outside the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad May 6, 2003. (Maya Alleruzzo/AP)