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Photos: A Syrian boy's war effort

Published 2:57 PM ET, Mon September 9, 2013
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Ten-year-old Issa works with his father making weapons in a factory for the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo. Issa works 10-hour days, every day but Friday. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa poses for a picture while resting in the weapons factory. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa fixes a mortar launcher in a Free Syrian Army weapons factory in Aleppo. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa fixes a mortar launcher. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa carries a mortar shell. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa pauses with a mortar shell in hand while working in the weapons factory. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa measures a mortar shell on a machine. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa assembles a mortar shell hand-made locally. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa works in the weapons factory. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa assembles a mortar shell that is locally made. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa rests. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa feeds his pet bird at his home in Aleppo. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa eats dinner with his family inside the weapons factory. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov
Issa returns home with his father after a long day working in the weapons factory. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Stringer/Landov