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At Baghdad’s Bomb Sites, Chaos, and a Cellist Playing Music

After the bombs hit, Karim Wasfi comes by to play music amongst the pain.

Karim Wasfi is an accomplished cellist and conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra. While the artist normally performs in established halls and centers, he’s recently been showing up to slightly more non-traditional venues: bomb sites. For the past few weeks, Wasfi has traveled to explosion sites in Baghdad with his black suit and his cello. Amidst all the terrible trauma, he comes to play music.

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Part 2: Soldiers and Their Bots

Unlike soldiers, robots can take the worst of a bomb blast and survive to see another battle. So when an explosive needs to...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P0Up5YzhVbkUnlike soldiers, robots can take the worst of a bomb blast and survive to see another battle. So when an explosive needs to be detonated, the military sends in Talon, a one-machine robotic bomb squad. With so many lives saved thanks to Talon's skills, it's little wonder that the bond between soldiers and their robot is so strong.Continued in Part 3, "The Overcrowded Skies."LEARN MOREFoster-Miller, Inc.

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