Bridge Over Not So Troubled Waters

After years of strife in war-torn Bosnia-Herzegovina, the reopening of a small bridge this July was seen as a symbol of the healing between the Muslims and the Croats. The 16th-century Mostar Bridge, which spans the Neretva River, was destroyed in 1993 during a fierce clash in the Bosnian War. State and local officials mounted a huge ceremony to mark its reopening with over 2,000 performers from both sides of the ethnically-divided town, and it is hoped that the bridge will help encourage a n

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