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Samia Tahir, a U.S. citizen from Illinois who lived in Tawarga, Libya, holds her daughter while waiting to be rescued along with other internally displaced Libyans outside Sirte, the hometown of Col. Moammar Gadhafi, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)
Photo by: Bela Szandelszky
Samia Tahir, a U.S. citizen from Illinois who lived in Tawarga, Libya, holds her daughter while waiting to be rescued along with other internally displaced Libyans outside Sirte, the hometown of Col. Moammar Gadhafi, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

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