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The High Cost of Saying Goodbye
December 13th, 2011
09:15 PM ET

The High Cost of Saying Goodbye

Across Africa, laying a loved one to rest can be an event rivaled by none other.  In some cases, funerals are more important than marriages and births, and no expense is spared.  But as our Robyn Curnow discovered, even the simplest of funerals can put many families in difficult financial situations.

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December 13th, 2011
08:04 PM ET

Afghanistan blast witness shares story

Photographer John Wendle was recording in Kabul the moment a suicide blast happened. He shares his video and experience above.

See the full report from Nick Paton Walsh here:

Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits the wounded:


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