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Barb and Dan Leritz of Willmar accepted a two-year teaching assignment in Aleppo, Syria, but had to flee the country and end their work after seven months due to the conflict there.

Home from Syria: Watching and fearing the end is not going to work out

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WILLMAR — Their connection to friends in Syria is becoming more tenuous by the day, but they know this much: Their friends live in Syria’s second largest city of Aleppo, and have no more than two hours of electricity each day.

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They tell them there’s no bread in the city. Fuel for heating and cooking is in short supply.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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