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ALEPPO, SYRIA - FEBRUARY 8: Asmaa al-Assad, wife of the Syrian President attends the first national childhood conference, February 8, 2004 in Aleppo in the north of Syria.   The first lady opened the conference on the status of children with a speech calling on parents to listen to their offspring and help them develop their full potential.  (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Asmaa al-Assad;
ALEPPO, SYRIA - FEBRUARY 8: Asmaa al-Assad, wife of the Syrian President attends the first national childhood conference, February 8, 2004 in Aleppo in the north of Syria.   The first lady opened the conference on the status of children with a speech calling on parents to listen to their offspring and help them develop their full potential.  (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Asmaa al-Assad;

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